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Descriptor English: Chemotaxis
Descriptor Spanish: Quimiotaxis
Descriptor Portuguese: Quimiotaxia
Descriptor French: Chimiotaxie
Entry term(s): Haptotaxis
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.780.500
F01.145.875.439.500.500
G04.198.424
G07.568.500.590.500
G11.427.410.568.850.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002633
Scope note: The movement of cells or organisms toward or away from a substance in response to its concentration gradient.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70(65)
Related: Chemoreceptor Cells MeSH
Chemotactic Factors MeSH
DeCS ID: 2679
Unique ID: D002633
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Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/16
Chemotaxis - Preferred
Concept UI M0004027
Scope note The movement of cells or organisms toward or away from a substance in response to its concentration gradient.
Preferred term Chemotaxis
Haptotaxis - Narrower
Concept UI M000614707
Preferred term Haptotaxis



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