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Base Pair Mismatch MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Base Pair Mismatch
Tree Number(s)
G05.365.590.060
Unique ID
D020137
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020137
Scope Note
The presence of an uncomplimentary base in double-stranded DNA caused by spontaneous deamination of cytosine or adenine, mismatching during homologous recombination, or errors in DNA replication. Multiple, sequential base pair mismatches lead to formation of heteroduplex DNA; (NUCLEIC ACID HETERODUPLEXES).
Entry Term(s)
Base Pair Mismatches
See Also
Base Pairing
Heteroduplex Analysis
Nucleic Acid Heteroduplexes
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Base Pair Mismatch Preferred
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