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Macronucleus MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Macronucleus
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.106.550
A11.284.430.214.190.875.117.550
Unique ID
D048648
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048648
Scope Note
The larger of two types of nuclei in ciliate protozoans. It is the transcriptionally active nucleus of the vegetative cells as distinguished from the smaller transcriptionally inert GERMLINE MICRONUCLEUS.
Entry Term(s)
Macronuclei
Previous Indexing
Cell Nucleus (1965-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2009/07/15
Macronucleus Preferred
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