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Dolichospermum flos-aquae MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Dolichospermum flos-aquae
Tree Number(s)
B03.280.283
B03.440.475.100.283
Unique ID
D046869
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046869
Scope Note
A species in the genus Dolichospermum containing gas vacuoles that gives buoyancy to the organism. It was formerly classified under ANABAENA. It can form extensive blooms in FRESH WATER and is responsible for acute poisonings of various animals.
Entry Term(s)
Anabaena flos-aquae
Anabaena flosaquae
Dolichospermum flosaquae
Registry Number
txid1166
Previous Indexing
Algae (1965-1968)
Anabaena (1991-2004)
Cyanobacteria (1969-1991)
Public MeSH Note
2022; see ANABAENA FLOS-AQUAE 2005-2021
History Note
2022(2005)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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