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Prochlorophytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Prochlorophytes
Tree Number(s)
B03.440.475.100.655
Unique ID
D048928
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D048928
Scope Note
An order of GRAM-NEGATIVE OXYGENIC PHOTOSYNTHETIC BACTERIA containing CHLOROPHYLL, a and b, but lacking PHYCOBILISOMES (light-harvesting antennae). There are three genera: PROCHLORON; PROCHLOROCOCCUS; and PROCHLOROTHRIX. This order was thought to be the missing link between CYANOBACTERIA and plant CHLOROPLASTS, hence the name.
Registry Number
txid1213
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2020/08/13
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