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INDEL Mutation MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
INDEL Mutation
Tree Number(s)
G05.365.590.500
G05.558.370
Unique ID
D054643
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054643
Scope Note
A mutation named with the blend of insertion and deletion. It refers to a length difference between two ALLELES where it is unknowable if the difference was originally caused by a SEQUENCE INSERTION or by a SEQUENCE DELETION. If the number of nucleotides in the insertion/deletion is not divisible by three, and it occurs in a protein coding region, it is also a FRAMESHIFT MUTATION.
Entry Term(s)
INDELs Mutation
Insertion-Deletion Mutation
Insertions-Deletions Mutation
Public MeSH Note
2008
History Note
2008
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2022/04/13
INDEL Mutation Preferred
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