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Replication Origin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Replication Origin
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.340.024.220.760
G05.360.340.024.745.725
Unique ID
D018741
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018741
Scope Note
A unique DNA sequence of a replicon at which DNA REPLICATION is initiated and proceeds bidirectionally or unidirectionally. It contains the sites where the first separation of the complementary strands occurs, a primer RNA is synthesized, and the switch from primer RNA to DNA synthesis takes place. (Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Origin of Replication
ori Region
Previous Indexing
DNA Replication (1969-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Replication Origin Preferred
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