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Caveolae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Caveolae
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.149.165.175.160
A11.284.149.165.570.160
A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.880.180.160
Unique ID
D021941
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D021941
Scope Note
Endocytic/exocytic CELL MEMBRANE STRUCTURES rich in glycosphingolipids, cholesterol, and lipid-anchored membrane proteins that function in ENDOCYTOSIS (potocytosis), transcytosis, and SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION. Caveolae assume various shapes from open pits to closed vesicles. Caveolar coats are composed of CAVEOLINS.
Entry Term(s)
Caveola
Previous Indexing
Cell Membrane (1971-2000)
See Also
Caveolins
Public MeSH Note
2001
History Note
2001
Date Established
2001/01/01
Date of Entry
2000/06/27
Revision Date
2013/07/09
Caveolae Preferred
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