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TRPV Cation Channels MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
TRPV Cation Channels
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.530.400.901.888
Unique ID
D050916
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050916
Scope Note
A subgroup of TRP cation channels named after the vanilloid receptor. They are very sensitive to TEMPERATURE; hot spicy food, and CAPSAICIN. They contain a TRP domain (a five-turn amphipathic helix with an invariant TRYPTOPHAN) and ANKYRIN repeats. Selectivity for CALCIUM over SODIUM ranges from 3 to 100 fold.
Entry Term(s)
Capsaicin Receptor
Capsaicin Receptors
Vanilloid Receptor
Vanilloid Receptors
Registry Number
0
See Also
Ankyrin Repeat
Public MeSH Note
2006; CAPSAICIN RECEPTORS was indexed under RECEPTORS, DRUG 1991-2005
History Note
2006(1991)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2021/06/30
TRPV Cation Channels Preferred
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