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Descriptor English: Cell Membrane
Descriptor Spanish: Membrana Celular
Descriptor Portuguese: Membrana Celular
Descriptor French: Membrane cellulaire
Entry term(s): Cell Membranes
Cytoplasmic Membrane
Cytoplasmic Membranes
Membrane, Cell
Membrane, Cytoplasmic
Membrane, Plasma
Membranes, Cell
Membranes, Cytoplasmic
Membranes, Plasma
Plasma Membrane
Plasma Membranes
Tree number(s): A11.284.149
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002462
Scope note: The lipid- and protein-containing, selectively permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Annotation: coordinate with specific cell /ultrastruct; permitted with micro-organisms
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 65
History Note: 65(64)
Related: Intracellular Membranes MeSH
Membrane Fluidity MeSH
Membrane Fusion MeSH
Membrane Glycoproteins MeSH
Membrane Lipids MeSH
Membrane Potentials MeSH
Membrane Proteins MeSH
Nuclear Envelope MeSH
Osmotic Fragility MeSH
Synaptic Membranes MeSH
DeCS ID: 2497
Unique ID: D002462
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Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Cell Membrane - Preferred
Concept UI M0003759
Scope note The lipid- and protein-containing, selectively permeable membrane that surrounds the cytoplasm in prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Preferred term Cell Membrane
Entry term(s) Cell Membranes
Cytoplasmic Membrane
Cytoplasmic Membranes
Membrane, Cell
Membrane, Cytoplasmic
Membrane, Plasma
Membranes, Cell
Membranes, Cytoplasmic
Membranes, Plasma
Plasma Membrane
Plasma Membranes



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