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Descriptor English: Genetic Vectors
Descriptor Spanish: Vectores Genéticos
Descriptor Portuguese: Vetores Genéticos
Descriptor French: Vecteurs génétiques
Entry term(s): Cloning Vector
Cloning Vectors
Genetic Vector
Shuttle Vector
Shuttle Vectors
Vector, Cloning
Vector, Genetic
Vector, Shuttle
Vectors, Cloning
Vectors, Genetic
Vectors, Shuttle
Tree number(s): G05.360.337
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005822
Scope note: DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
Annotation: coord with specific bacterium, virus, phage or plasmid
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
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Bacteriophages (1966-1979)
Coliphages (1966-1979)
DNA, Recombinant (1977-1979)
Plasmids (1975-1979)
Public MeSH Note: 80
History Note: 80
Entry Version: GENET VECTORS
Related: Bacteriophages MeSH
DNA, Recombinant MeSH
Viruses MeSH
DeCS ID: 5955
Unique ID: D005822
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1980/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/12/21
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Genetic Vectors - Preferred
Concept UI M0009134
Scope note DNA molecules capable of autonomous replication within a host cell and into which other DNA sequences can be inserted and thus amplified. Many are derived from PLASMIDS; BACTERIOPHAGES; or VIRUSES. They are used for transporting foreign genes into recipient cells. Genetic vectors possess a functional replicator site and contain GENETIC MARKERS to facilitate their selective recognition.
Preferred term Genetic Vectors
Entry term(s) Genetic Vector
Vector, Genetic
Vectors, Genetic
Shuttle Vectors - Narrower
Concept UI M0009136
Preferred term Shuttle Vectors
Entry term(s) Shuttle Vector
Vector, Shuttle
Vectors, Shuttle
Cloning Vectors - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0009135
Preferred term Cloning Vectors
Entry term(s) Cloning Vector
Vector, Cloning
Vectors, Cloning



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