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Phaeophyceae MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Phaeophyceae
Tree Number(s)
B01.750.600
Unique ID
D000459
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000459
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A class of predominantly marine EUKARYOTA, commonly known as brown algae, having CHROMATOPHORES containing carotenoid PIGMENTS, BIOLOGICAL. ALGINATES and phlorotannins occur widely in all major orders. They are considered the most highly evolved algae because of their well-developed multicellular organization and structural complexity.
Entry Term(s)
Algae, Brown
Brown Algae
Phaeophyta
Registry Number
txid2870
Previous Indexing
Algae (1966-1970)
Public MeSH Note
2011; see PHAEOPHYTA 2004-2023, ALGAE, BROWN 1991-2003, see ALGAE 1971-1990
History Note
2011 (1971)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2023/05/31
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