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Plasmids

"Plasmids" 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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Extrachromosomal, usually CIRCULAR DNA molecules that are self-replicating and transferable from one organism to another. They are found in a variety of bacterial, archaeal, fungal, algal, and plant species. They are used in GENETIC ENGINEERING as CLONING VECTORS.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Plasmids" by people in this website by year, and whether "Plasmids" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 224 publications over 36 distinct years, with a maximum of 17 publications in 2005
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