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Descriptor English: Biological Transport
Descriptor Spanish: Transporte Biológico
Descriptor Portuguese: Transporte Biológico
Descriptor French: Transport biologique
Entry term(s): Biologic Transport
Transport, Biologic
Transport, Biological
Tree number(s): G03.143
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001692
Scope note: The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.
Annotation: usually NIM; coordinate with endogenous substance /metab or exogenous substance /pharmacokin
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 66
History Note: 66(64)
Entry Version: BIOL TRANSPORT
Related: Cell Membrane Permeability MeSH
Diffusion MeSH
Maternal-Fetal Exchange MeSH
Membrane Transport Proteins MeSH
Mucociliary Clearance MeSH
Proton-Motive Force MeSH
DeCS ID: 1717
Unique ID: D001692
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/02
Biological Transport - Preferred
Concept UI M0002537
Scope note The movement of materials (including biochemical substances and drugs) through a biological system at the cellular level. The transport can be across cell membranes and epithelial layers. It also can occur within intracellular compartments and extracellular compartments.
Preferred term Biological Transport
Entry term(s) Biologic Transport
Transport, Biologic
Transport, Biological



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