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Descriptor English: Aplysia
Descriptor Spanish: Aplysia
Descriptor Portuguese: Aplysia
Descriptor French: Aplysia
Entry term(s): Aplysias
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.644.400.060
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001048
Scope note: An opisthobranch mollusk of the order Anaspidea. It is used frequently in studies of nervous system development because of its large identifiable neurons. Aplysiatoxin and its derivatives are not biosynthesized by Aplysia, but acquired by ingestion of Lyngbya (seaweed) species.
Annotation: mollusk; /microbiol /parasitol /virol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Mollusca (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note: 78
History Note: 78
DeCS ID: 1055
Unique ID: D001048
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1977/05/13
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Aplysia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001588
Scope note An opisthobranch mollusk of the order Anaspidea. It is used frequently in studies of nervous system development because of its large identifiable neurons. Aplysiatoxin and its derivatives are not biosynthesized by Aplysia, but acquired by ingestion of Lyngbya (seaweed) species.
Preferred term Aplysia
Entry term(s) Aplysias



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