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RNA Phages MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
RNA Phages
Tree Number(s)
B04.123.691
Unique ID
D012317
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012317
Annotation
coord with specific bacterium /‌virol
Scope Note
Bacteriophages whose genetic material is RNA, which is single-stranded in all except the Pseudomonas phage phi 6 (BACTERIOPHAGE PHI 6). All RNA phages infect their host bacteria via the host's surface pili. Some frequently encountered RNA phages are: BF23, F2, R17, fr, PhiCb5, PhiCb12r, PhiCb8r, PhiCb23r, 7s, PP7, Q beta phage, MS2 phage, and BACTERIOPHAGE PHI 6.
Entry Term(s)
Bacteriophages, RNA
Phages, RNA
Previous Indexing
Bacteriophages (1966-1979)
Coliphages (1966-1979)
Public MeSH Note
80
History Note
80
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1979/04/16
Revision Date
2020/09/02
RNA Phages Preferred
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