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Gene Dosage

"Gene Dosage" 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 number of copies of a given gene present in the cell of an organism. An increase in gene dosage (by GENE DUPLICATION for example) can result in higher levels of gene product formation. GENE DOSAGE COMPENSATION mechanisms result in adjustments to the level GENE EXPRESSION when there are changes or differences in gene dosage.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Gene Dosage" by people in this website by year, and whether "Gene Dosage" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 122 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2008
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