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Purple Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Purple Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.149.648
A20.871
Unique ID
D018717
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018717
Scope Note
Functionally and structurally differentiated, purple-pigmented regions of the cytoplasmic membrane of some strains of Halobacterium halobium. The membrane develops under anaerobic conditions and is made almost entirely of the purple pigment BACTERIORHODOPSINS. (From Singleton & Sainsbury Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2d ed)
Previous Indexing
Bacteriorhodopsin (1976-1994)
Cell Membrane (1971-1978)
See Also
Bacteriorhodopsins
Public MeSH Note
95; was see BACTERIORHODOPSIN 1976-94
Online Note
use BACTERIORHODOPSIN to search PURPLE MEMBRANE 1976-94
History Note
95; was see BACTERIORHODOPSIN 1976-94
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/04/19
Revision Date
2009/07/06
Purple Membrane Preferred
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