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Porins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Porins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.530.400.500
D12.776.543.550.450.730
D12.776.543.585.400.730
Unique ID
D018272
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018272
Scope Note
Porins are protein molecules that were originally found in the outer membrane of GRAM-NEGATIVE BACTERIA and that form multi-meric channels for the passive DIFFUSION of WATER; IONS; or other small molecules. Porins are present in bacterial CELL WALLS, as well as in plant, fungal, mammalian and other vertebrate CELL MEMBRANES and MITOCHONDRIAL MEMBRANES.
Entry Term(s)
Pore Protein
Pore Proteins
Porin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins (1985-1993)
Membrane Proteins (1977-1984)
Public MeSH Note
94; PORINS & PHOE PROTEIN were indexed under BACTERIAL OUTER MEMBRANE PROTEINS 1985-93 & MEMBRANE PROTEINS 1977-93
Online Note
use PORINS (NM) to search PORINS & PHOE PROTEIN 1977-93
History Note
94; was PORINS (NM) 1977-93; PHOE PROTEIN was SY to PORINS (NM) 1977-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/03
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Porins Preferred
Pore Proteins Broader
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