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Extracellular Polymeric Substance Matrix MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Extracellular Polymeric Substance Matrix
Tree Number(s)
A20.593.500
G06.120.500
Unique ID
D000077317
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077317
Scope Note
Extracellular matrix formed by secreted polymeric organic compounds by microorganisms. This secreted compound is mostly polysaccharides but may include proteins, lipids, and nucleic acids. The matrix facilitates attachment of microbes to form various BIOFILM communities.
Entry Term(s)
Biofilm Matrix
EPS Matrix
Exopolymers
Extracellular Polymeric Substances
Previous Indexing
Extracellular Matrix (2001-2018)
Polysaccharides, Bacterial (1985-2018)
Public MeSH Note
2019
History Note
2019
Date Established
2019/01/01
Date of Entry
2018/07/09
Revision Date
2018/02/28
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