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Descriptor English: Pigments, Biological
Descriptor Spanish: Pigmentos Biológicos
Descriptor Portuguese: Pigmentos Biológicos
Descriptor French: Pigments biologiques
Entry term(s): Biological Pigments
Tree number(s): D23.767
SP4.097.096
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010860
Scope note: Any normal or abnormal coloring matter in PLANTS; ANIMALS or micro-organisms.
Annotation: differentiate from COLORING AGENTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Public MeSH Note: 2006; see PIGMENTS 1963-2005
History Note: 2006(1963)
Related: Painting Industry DeCS
Pigmentation MeSH
DeCS ID: 11293
Unique ID: D010860
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2006/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/07/01
Pigments, Biological - Preferred
Concept UI M0016854
Scope note Any normal or abnormal coloring matter in PLANTS; ANIMALS or micro-organisms.
Preferred term Pigments, Biological
Entry term(s) Biological Pigments



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