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Phloem MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Phloem
Tree Number(s)
A18.450.250
Unique ID
D052585
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052585
Scope Note
Plant tissue that carries nutrients, especially sucrose, by turgor pressure. Movement is bidirectional, in contrast to XYLEM where it is only upward. Phloem originates and grows outwards from meristematic cells (MERISTEM) in the vascular cambium. P-proteins, a type of LECTINS, are characteristically found in phloem.
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Phloem Preferred
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