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Gene Deletion

A genetic rearrangement through loss of segments of DNA or RNA, bringing sequences which are normally separated into close proximity. This deletion may be detected using cytogenetic techniques and can also be inferred from the phenotype, indicating a deletion at one specific locus.

Year introduced: 1993

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Tree Number(s): G05.365.590.762.320, G05.558.800.320

MeSH Unique ID: D017353

Entry Terms:

  • Deletion, Gene
  • Deletions, Gene
  • Gene Deletions

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