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Membrane Fluidity MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Membrane Fluidity
Tree Number(s)
G01.154.500
G02.111.550
G04.570
Unique ID
D008560
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008560
Annotation
permitted with artificial membranes
Scope Note
The motion of phospholipid molecules within the lipid bilayer, dependent on the classes of phospholipids present, their fatty acid composition and degree of unsaturation of the acyl chains, the cholesterol concentration, and temperature.
Entry Term(s)
Bilayer Fluidity
NLM Classification #
QU 34
Previous Indexing
Cell Membrane (1966-1978)
Lipids (1966-1976)
Membrane Lipids (1977-1978)
Membranes (1966-1976)
Phospholipids (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/19
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Membrane Fluidity Preferred
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