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Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion

"Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion" 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.

MeSH information
An increased number of contiguous trinucleotide repeats in the DNA sequence from one generation to the next. The presence of these regions is associated with diseases such as FRAGILE X SYNDROME and MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY. Some CHROMOSOME FRAGILE SITES are composed of sequences where trinucleotide repeat expansion occurs.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.