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Genes, rRNA MeSH Descriptor Data 2023

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Genes, rRNA
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
Scope Note
Genes, found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, which are transcribed to produce the RNA which is incorporated into RIBOSOMES. Prokaryotic rRNA genes are usually found in OPERONS dispersed throughout the GENOME, whereas eukaryotic rRNA genes are clustered, multicistronic transcriptional units.
Entry Term(s)
Ribosomal RNA Genes
rRNA Genes
Previous Indexing
rRNA Operon (1988-1998)
See Also
rRNA Operon
Public MeSH Note
99; see rRNA OPERON 1988-98; for rRNA GENES see rRNA OPERON 1988-98
History Note
99; use rRNA OPERON 1988-98; for rRNA GENES use rRNA OPERON 1988-98
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Date of Entry
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Genes, rRNA Preferred
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