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Descriptor English: DNA Primers
Descriptor Spanish: Cartilla de ADN
Descriptor Portuguese: Primers do DNA
Descriptor French: Amorces ADN
Entry term(s): DNA Primer
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Primer
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Primers
Oligonucleotide Primer
Oligonucleotide Primers
Primer, DNA
Primer, Oligodeoxyribonucleotide
Primer, Oligonucleotide
Primers, DNA
Primers, Oligodeoxyribonucleotide
Primers, Oligonucleotide
Tree number(s): D13.695.578.424.450.275
D27.720.470.530.600.223.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017931
Scope note: Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
Annotation: short DNA seq important in transcription
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: DNA (1966-1993)
Oligodeoxyribonucleotides (1976-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 94
History Note: 94
DeCS ID: 31502
Unique ID: D017931
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Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/02/16
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
DNA Primers - Preferred
Concept UI M0027090
Scope note Short sequences (generally about 10 base pairs) of DNA that are complementary to sequences of messenger RNA and allow reverse transcriptases to start copying the adjacent sequences of mRNA. Primers are used extensively in genetic and molecular biology techniques.
Preferred term DNA Primers
Entry term(s) DNA Primer
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Primer
Oligodeoxyribonucleotide Primers
Primer, DNA
Primer, Oligodeoxyribonucleotide
Primers, DNA
Primers, Oligodeoxyribonucleotide
Oligonucleotide Primers - Broader
Concept UI M0027089
Preferred term Oligonucleotide Primers
Entry term(s) Oligonucleotide Primer
Primer, Oligonucleotide
Primers, Oligonucleotide



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