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Mollusk Venoms MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Mollusk Venoms
Tree Number(s)
D20.888.590
D23.946.580.590
D23.946.833.590
Unique ID
D008978
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008978
Annotation
/antag permitted but consider also ANTIVENINS; /‌enzymol permitted; coordinate IM with specific mollusk (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
Venoms from mollusks, including CONUS and OCTOPUS species. The venoms contain proteins, enzymes, choline derivatives, slow-reacting substances, and several characterized polypeptide toxins that affect the nervous system. Mollusk venoms include cephalotoxin, venerupin, maculotoxin, surugatoxin, conotoxins, and murexine.
Entry Term(s)
Conus Venom
Conus Venoms
Mollusc Venoms
Mollusk Venom
Octopus Venom
Octopus Venoms
Snail Venom
Snail Venoms
Pharm Action
Poisons
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Mollusca (1966-1977)
Venoms (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/22
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Mollusk Venoms Preferred
Octopus Venoms Narrower
Snail Venom Narrower
Conus Venoms Narrower
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