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Tenericutes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tenericutes
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.860
Unique ID
D008973
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008973
Scope Note
A phylum of gram-negative bacteria consisting of cells bounded by a plasma membrane. Its organisms differ from other bacteria in that they are devoid of cell walls. This phylum was formerly the class Mollicutes. Mollicutes is now the sole class in the phylum Tenericutes.
Entry Term(s)
Mollicutes
Registry Number
txid544448
Related Numbers
txid31969
NLM Classification #
QW 143
Public MeSH Note
2011; see MOLLICUTES 1992-2010
History Note
2011 (1976)
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/18
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Tenericutes Preferred
Mollicutes Narrower
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