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Biomineralization MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Biomineralization
Tree Number(s)
G02.111.092
G07.345.155
G07.345.500.325.377.625.050
G11.427.578.050
Unique ID
D000077320
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077320
Scope Note
Process by which living organisms produce MINERALS that accumulate into hardened tissues (e.g., bones, teeth and shells), and cellular nanostructures that sequester away into macromolecules. Biosynthesized minerals include CALCIUM CARBONATE; FLUOROAPATITE; HYDROXYAPATITE; and MAGNETITE.
Entry Term(s)
Biocrystallization
Bioprecipitation
Previous Indexing
Biochemical Phenomena (1986-2018)
Minerals (1973-2018)
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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