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Heteroplasmy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Heteroplasmy
Tree Number(s)
G05.365.461
Unique ID
D000081942
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000081942
Scope Note
The occurrence of more than one organellar GENOME in the organelle population of a cell, tissue, or individual organism. It is due to the accumulation of different mutations that occur within the population of individual organelles of a cell.
Entry Term(s)
Heteroplasmic Mutation
Heteroplasmic Variation
Homoplasmy
Macroheteroplasmy
Microheteroplasmy
Previous Indexing
DNA, Mitochondrial (1983-2020)
Genetic Variation (1986-2020)
Public MeSH Note
2021
History Note
2021
Date Established
2021/01/01
Date of Entry
2020/07/07
Revision Date
2020/06/09
Heteroplasmy Preferred
Heteroplasmic Mutation Related
Macroheteroplasmy Narrower
Heteroplasmic Variation Broader
Homoplasmy Related
Microheteroplasmy Narrower
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