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Vitellins MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Vitellins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.290.812
Unique ID
D047048
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047048
Scope Note
Major egg yolk proteins from egg-laying animals such as non-mammalian VERTEBRATES; ARTHROPODS; and others. They are high-density lipoglycoproteins derived from circulating precursors, VITELLOGENINS. Vitellins serve as nutrients for the growing non-mammalian embryos (EMBRYO, NONMAMMALIAN).
Entry Term(s)
Vitellin
Previous Indexing
Egg Proteins (1972-2004)
Vitellogenin (1978-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; see EGG PROTEINS 1989-2004
History Note
2005; use EGG PROTEINS 1989-2004
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Vitellins Preferred
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