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Descriptor English: Genetic Engineering
Descriptor Spanish: Ingeniería Genética
Descriptor Portuguese: Engenharia Genética
Descriptor French: Génie génétique
Entry term(s): Engineering, Genetic
Genetic Intervention
Genetic Interventions
Intervention, Genetic
Interventions, Genetic
Tree number(s): E05.393.420
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005818
Scope note: Directed modification of the gene complement of a living organism by such techniques as altering the DNA, substituting genetic material by means of a virus, transplanting whole nuclei, transplanting cell hybrids, etc.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Eugenics (1966-1972)
Genetics, Medical (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 89; was GENETIC INTERVENTION 1973-88; was in Cat E & G 1973-79
Online Note: use GENETIC ENGINEERING to search GENETIC INTERVENTION 1973-88
History Note: 89; was GENETIC INTERVENTION 1973-88; was in Cat E & G 1973-79
Entry Version: GENET ENGINEERING
Related: Animals, Genetically Modified MeSH
DNA, Recombinant MeSH
Fertilization in Vitro MeSH
Mice, Knockout MeSH
Mice, Transgenic MeSH
Organisms, Genetically Modified MeSH
Plants, Genetically Modified MeSH
Protein Engineering MeSH
DeCS ID: 24386
Unique ID: D005818
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2001/07/25
Genetic Engineering - Preferred
Concept UI M0009126
Scope note Directed modification of the gene complement of a living organism by such techniques as altering the DNA, substituting genetic material by means of a virus, transplanting whole nuclei, transplanting cell hybrids, etc.
Preferred term Genetic Engineering
Entry term(s) Engineering, Genetic
Genetic Intervention
Genetic Interventions
Intervention, Genetic
Interventions, Genetic



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