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Descriptor English: Spheroplasts
Descriptor Spanish: Esferoplastos
Descriptor Portuguese: Esferoplastos
Descriptor French: Sphéroplastes
Entry term(s): Spheroplast
Tree number(s): A11.868
B03.110.761
B05.110.761
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013104
Scope note: Cells, usually bacteria or yeast, which have partially lost their cell wall, lost their characteristic shape and become round.
Annotation: in micro-organisms only; coord IM with specific micro-organism (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: L Forms (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note: 74
History Note: 74(72)
DeCS ID: 13488
Unique ID: D013104
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1974/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Spheroplasts - Preferred
Concept UI M0020295
Scope note Cells, usually bacteria or yeast, which have partially lost their cell wall, lost their characteristic shape and become round.
Preferred term Spheroplasts
Entry term(s) Spheroplast



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