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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.

MeSH information
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.

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