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Conjugation, Genetic MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Conjugation, Genetic
Tree Number(s)
G05.728.200
Unique ID
D003227
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003227
Scope Note
A parasexual process in BACTERIA; ALGAE; FUNGI; and ciliate EUKARYOTA for achieving exchange of chromosome material during fusion of two cells. In bacteria, this is a uni-directional transfer of genetic material; in protozoa it is a bi-directional exchange. In algae and fungi, it is a form of sexual reproduction, with the union of male and female gametes.
Entry Version
CONJUGATION GENET
Entry Term(s)
Bacterial Conjugation
Conjugation, Bacterial
Genetic Conjugation
NLM Classification #
QW 51
Previous Indexing
Genetics (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Conjugation, Genetic Preferred
Bacterial Conjugation Narrower
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