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Macromolecular Substances MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Macromolecular Substances
Tree Number(s)
D05
Unique ID
D046911
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046911
Annotation
general only; do not use as a routine coordinate with specific macromolecular substances
Scope Note
Compounds and molecular complexes that consist of very large numbers of atoms and are generally over 500 kDa in size. In biological systems macromolecular substances usually can be visualized using ELECTRON MICROSCOPY and are distinguished from ORGANELLES by the lack of a membrane structure.
Entry Term(s)
Macromolecular Complexes
Macromolecular Compounds
Macromolecular Compounds and Complexes
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2005; see MACROMOLECULAR SYSTEMS 1966-2004
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Macromolecular Substances Preferred
Macromolecular Complexes Narrower
Macromolecular Compounds Narrower
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