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Germ-Line Mutation

"Germ-Line Mutation" 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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Any detectable and heritable alteration in the lineage of germ cells. Mutations in these cells (i.e., "generative" cells ancestral to the gametes) are transmitted to progeny while those in somatic cells are not.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Germ-Line Mutation" by people in this website by year, and whether "Germ-Line Mutation" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 100 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2015
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