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Cardiolipins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Cardiolipins
Tree Number(s)
D10.570.755.375.760.400.885.185
D23.050.550.480.330
Unique ID
D002308
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002308
Scope Note
Acidic phospholipids composed of two molecules of phosphatidic acid covalently linked to a molecule of glycerol. They occur primarily in mitochondrial inner membranes and in bacterial plasma membranes. They are the main antigenic components of the Wassermann-type antigen that is used in nontreponemal SYPHILIS SERODIAGNOSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Cardiolipin
Diphosphatidylglycerol
Diphosphatidylglycerols
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Phospholipids (1966-1971)
See Also
Antibodies, Anticardiolipin
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Syphilis Serodiagnosis
Public MeSH Note
73; DIPHOSPHATIDYL GLYCEROLS was see PHOSPHATIDYL GLYCEROLS 1975-76
Online Note
search CARDIOLIPINS & PHOSPHATIDYLGLYCEROLS 1975-76
History Note
73(72); DIPHOSPHATIDYL GLYCEROLS was see PHOSPHATIDYL GLYCEROLS 1975-76
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Cardiolipins Preferred
Diphosphatidylglycerols Broader
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