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Micronucleus, Germline MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Micronucleus, Germline
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.106.575
A11.284.430.214.190.875.117.575
Unique ID
D048631
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048631
Scope Note
The smaller, reproductive, transcriptionally inert nucleus in the cells of ciliate protozoans, as distinguished from the larger, vegetative, transcriptionally active MACRONUCLEUS. Micronuclei participate in MEIOSIS and autogamy during GENETIC CONJUGATION.
Entry Term(s)
Germinal Micronucleus
Germline Micronucleus
Micronuclei, Germline
See Also
Micronuclei, Chromosome-Defective
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2013/07/09
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