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DNA Cleavage MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
DNA Cleavage
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.210
G05.193
Unique ID
D053837
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053837
Scope Note
A reaction that severs one of the covalent sugar-phosphate linkages between NUCLEOTIDES that compose the sugar phosphate backbone of DNA. It is catalyzed enzymatically, chemically or by radiation. Cleavage may be exonucleolytic - removing the end nucleotide, or endonucleolytic - splitting the strand in two.
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2016/06/17
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