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Introns

"Introns" 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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Sequences of DNA in the genes that are located between the EXONS. They are transcribed along with the exons but are removed from the primary gene transcript by RNA SPLICING to leave mature RNA. Some introns code for separate genes.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Introns" by people in this website by year, and whether "Introns" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 16 publications over 13 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2001 and 2009 and 2013
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