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Descriptor English: Cell Wall
Descriptor Spanish: Pared Celular
Descriptor Portuguese: Parede Celular
Descriptor French: Paroi cellulaire
Entry term(s): Cell Walls
Wall, Cell
Walls, Cell
Tree number(s): A11.284.183
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002473
Scope note: The outermost layer of a cell in most PLANTS; BACTERIA; FUNGI; and ALGAE. The cell wall is usually a rigid structure that lies external to the CELL MEMBRANE, and provides a protective barrier against physical or chemical agents.
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: 67
History Note: 67(66)
DeCS ID: 2508
Unique ID: D002473
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Cell Wall - Preferred
Concept UI M0003773
Scope note The outermost layer of a cell in most PLANTS; BACTERIA; FUNGI; and ALGAE. The cell wall is usually a rigid structure that lies external to the CELL MEMBRANE, and provides a protective barrier against physical or chemical agents.
Preferred term Cell Wall
Entry term(s) Cell Walls
Wall, Cell
Walls, Cell



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