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Chromosomes, Human MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Chromosomes, Human
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.187.520.300
G05.360.162.520.300
Unique ID
D002877
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002877
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics; do not coord with pre-coord chromosome terms, such as CHROMOSOME ABERRATIONS; CHROMOSOMAL PROTEINS, NON-HISTONE; etc.: check tag HUMANS will serve for these
Scope Note
Very long DNA molecules and associated proteins, HISTONES, and non-histone chromosomal proteins (CHROMOSOMAL PROTEINS, NON-HISTONE). Normally 46 chromosomes, including two sex chromosomes are found in the nucleus of human cells. They carry the hereditary information of the individual.
NLM Classification #
QU 470
Previous Indexing
Chromosomes (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/27
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Chromosomes, Human Preferred
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