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Descriptor English: Selection, Genetic
Descriptor Spanish: Selección Genética
Descriptor Portuguese: Seleção Genética
Descriptor French: Sélection génétique
Entry term(s): Genetic Selection
Natural Selection
Selection, Natural
Tree number(s): G05.783
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012641
Scope note: Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Genetics (1966-1967)
Genetics, Population (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 2010; see SELECTION (GENETICS) 1979-2009; NATURAL SELECTION was indexed under EVOLUTION 1978
Online Note: use EVOLUTION & SELECTION (GENETICS) to search NATURAL SELECTION 1978
History Note: 68; NATURAL SELECTION was indexed under EVOLUTION 1978
Related: Genetic Fitness MeSH
DeCS ID: 13025
Unique ID: D012641
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Selection, Genetic - Preferred
Concept UI M0019598
Scope note Differential and non-random reproduction of different genotypes, operating to alter the gene frequencies within a population.
Preferred term Selection, Genetic
Entry term(s) Genetic Selection
Natural Selection - Narrower
Concept UI M0019599
Preferred term Natural Selection
Entry term(s) Selection, Natural



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