Search
Descriptor English: Introns
Descriptor Spanish: Intrones
Descriptor Portuguese: Íntrons
Descriptor French: Introns
Entry term(s): Intervening Sequence
Intervening Sequences
Intron
Sequence, Intervening
Sequences, Intervening
Tree number(s): G05.360.340.024.220.400
G05.360.340.024.340.137.515
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007438
Scope note: Sequences of DNA in the genes that are located between the EXONS. They are transcribed along with the exons but are removed from the primary gene transcript by RNA SPLICING to leave mature RNA. Some introns code for separate genes.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Base Sequence (1977-1986)
Genes (1977-1980)
Genes, Structural (1977-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87; INTERVENING SEQUENCES & INTRONS were see BASE SEQUENCE 1981-86
Online Note: use BASE SEQUENCE to search INTRONS & INTERVENING SEQUENCES 1981-86
History Note: 87; INTERVENING SEQUENCES & INTRONS were see BASE SEQUENCE 1981-86
DeCS ID: 23323
Unique ID: D007438
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/06/18
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Introns - Preferred
Concept UI M0011612
Scope note Sequences of DNA in the genes that are located between the EXONS. They are transcribed along with the exons but are removed from the primary gene transcript by RNA SPLICING to leave mature RNA. Some introns code for separate genes.
Preferred term Introns
Entry term(s) Intervening Sequence
Intervening Sequences
Intron
Sequence, Intervening
Sequences, Intervening



We want your feedback on the new DeCS / MeSH website

We invite you to complete a survey that will take no more than 3 minutes.


Go to survey