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Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.850.625.660
A08.675.650.915.937.650
A08.800.950.937.650
A09.371.729.831.625.660
A11.671.650.850.625.660
A11.671.650.915.937.650
A13.750
Unique ID
D017956
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017956
Scope Note
Specialized cells in the invertebrates that detect and transduce light. They are predominantly rhabdomeric with an array of photosensitive microvilli. Illumination depolarizes invertebrate photoreceptors by stimulating Na+ influx across the plasma membrane.
Entry Term(s)
Invertebrate Photoreceptor Cells
Invertebrate Photoreceptors
Photoreceptors, Invertebrate
Previous Indexing
Photoreceptors (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see PHOTORECEPTORS, INVERTEBRATE 1994-2008
History Note
2009 (1994)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/18
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate Preferred
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