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Dictyostelium MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dictyostelium
Tree Number(s)
B01.046.550.200.300
Unique ID
D004023
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004023
Annotation
infection: coordinate IM with PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A genus of protozoa, formerly also considered a fungus. Its natural habitat is decaying forest leaves, where it feeds on bacteria. D. discoideum is the best-known species and is widely used in biomedical research.
Entry Term(s)
Dictyostelium discoideum
Registry Number
txid5782
Related Numbers
txid44689
NLM Classification #
QW 230
Previous Indexing
Myxomycetes (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
79; see MYXOMYCETES 1975-78
History Note
79(75)
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/12/12
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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