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Descriptor English: Chromosomes, Artificial
Descriptor Spanish: Cromosomas Artificiales
Descriptor Portuguese: Cromossomos Artificiais
Descriptor French: Chromosomes artificiels
Entry term(s): Artificial Chromosome
Artificial Chromosomes
Chromosome, Artificial
Tree number(s): A11.284.187.178
G05.360.162.178
G05.360.337.249
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D022201
Scope note: DNA constructs that are composed of, at least, elements such as a REPLICATION ORIGIN; TELOMERE; and CENTROMERE, that are required for successful replication, propagation to and maintenance in progeny cells. In addition, they are constructed to carry other sequences for analysis or gene transfer.
Annotation: coord with specific organism /genet only if particularly discussed; for insertion of the artificial chromosome, coord with GENE TRANSFER TECHNIQUES
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Chromosomes (1992-2000)
Public MeSH Note: 2001
History Note: 2001
DeCS ID: 35275
Unique ID: D022201
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2001/01/01
Date of Entry: 2000/06/21
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Chromosomes, Artificial - Preferred
Concept UI M0356828
Scope note DNA constructs that are composed of, at least, elements such as a REPLICATION ORIGIN; TELOMERE; and CENTROMERE, that are required for successful replication, propagation to and maintenance in progeny cells. In addition, they are constructed to carry other sequences for analysis or gene transfer.
Preferred term Chromosomes, Artificial
Entry term(s) Artificial Chromosome
Artificial Chromosomes
Chromosome, Artificial



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