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Plasmids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Plasmids
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.600
Unique ID
D010957
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010957
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.
Entry Term(s)
Episome
Episomes
Plasmid
Previous Indexing
Extrachromosomal Inheritance (1968-1974)
Genetics (1966-1967)
See Also
Extrachromosomal Inheritance
Genetic Vectors
Public MeSH Note
78; was see under EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE 1975-77; EPISOMES was see under EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE 1975-77
Online Note
use PLASMIDS to search EPISOMES 1975-77
History Note
78(75); was see under EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE 1975-77; EPISOMES was see under EXTRACHROMOSOMAL INHERITANCE 1975-77
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Plasmids Preferred
Episomes Related
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