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Descriptor English: Bacterial Adhesion
Descriptor Spanish: Adhesión Bacteriana
Descriptor Portuguese: Aderência Bacteriana
Descriptor French: Adhérence bactérienne
Entry term(s): Adhesion, Bacterial
Adhesions, Bacterial
Bacterial Adhesions
Tree number(s): G06.099.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001422
Scope note: Physicochemical property of fimbriated (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.
Annotation: do not confuse with ADHESINS, BACTERIAL
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Adhesiveness (1969-1986)
Bacteria (1966-1986)
Pili, Bacterial (1980-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 87
History Note: 87
Entry Version: BACT ADHESION
Related: Adhesins, Bacterial MeSH
DeCS ID: 19083
Unique ID: D001422
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1987/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/06/19
Revision Date: 2016/01/15
Bacterial Adhesion - Preferred
Concept UI M0002124
Scope note Physicochemical property of fimbriated (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.
Preferred term Bacterial Adhesion
Entry term(s) Adhesion, Bacterial
Adhesions, Bacterial
Bacterial Adhesions



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