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Descriptor English: Base Pair Mismatch
Descriptor Spanish: Disparidad de Par Base
Descriptor Portuguese: Pareamento Incorreto de Bases
Descriptor French: Mésappariement de bases
Entry term(s): Base Pair Mismatches
Mismatch, Base Pair
Mismatches, Base Pair
Tree number(s): G05.365.590.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020137
Scope note: The presence of an uncomplimentary base in double-stranded DNA caused by spontaneous deamination of cytosine or adenine, mismatching during homologous recombination, or errors in DNA replication. Multiple, sequential base pair mismatches lead to formation of heteroduplex DNA; (NUCLEIC ACID HETERODUPLEXES).
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
Related: Base Pairing MeSH
Heteroduplex Analysis MeSH
Nucleic Acid Heteroduplexes MeSH
DeCS ID: 33908
Unique ID: D020137
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Base Pair Mismatch - Preferred
Concept UI M0029876
Scope note The presence of an uncomplimentary base in double-stranded DNA caused by spontaneous deamination of cytosine or adenine, mismatching during homologous recombination, or errors in DNA replication. Multiple, sequential base pair mismatches lead to formation of heteroduplex DNA; (NUCLEIC ACID HETERODUPLEXES).
Preferred term Base Pair Mismatch
Entry term(s) Base Pair Mismatches
Mismatch, Base Pair
Mismatches, Base Pair



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