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Gene Conversion

"Gene Conversion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The asymmetrical segregation of genes during replication which leads to the production of non-reciprocal recombinant strands and the apparent conversion of one allele into another. Thus, e.g., the meiotic products of an Aa individual may be AAAa or aaaA instead of AAaa, i.e., the A allele has been converted into the a allele or vice versa.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gene Conversion" by people in this website by year, and whether "Gene Conversion" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 20 publications over 14 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2001
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