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Luciferases MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Luciferases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.682.517
D12.776.532.510
Unique ID
D008156
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008156
Annotation
general; prefer specifics; note species specific luciferases in SCR
Scope Note
Enzymes that oxidize certain LUMINESCENT AGENTS to emit light (PHYSICAL LUMINESCENCE). The luciferases from different organisms have evolved differently so have different structures and substrates.
Entry Term(s)
Luciferase
Pharm Action
Luminescent Agents
Registry Number
EC 1.13.12.-
NLM Classification #
QU 140
Public MeSH Note
2005; see LUCIFERASE 1963-2004
History Note
2005(1963)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Luciferases Preferred
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