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Genetic Loci MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Genetic Loci
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.340.024.380
Unique ID
D056426
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056426
Scope Note
Specific regions that are mapped within a GENOME. Genetic loci are usually identified with a shorthand notation that indicates the chromosome number and the position of a specific band along the P or Q arm of the chromosome where they are found. For example the locus 6p21 is found within band 21 of the P-arm of CHROMOSOME 6. Many well known genetic loci are also known by common names that are associated with a genetic function or HEREDITARY DISEASE.
Entry Term(s)
Genetic Locus
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Genetic Loci Preferred
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