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Descriptor English: Capsid
Descriptor Spanish: Cápside
Descriptor Portuguese: Capsídeo
Descriptor French: Capside
Entry term(s): Capsids
Tree number(s): A21.249.500.250
B04.950.500.250
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002213
Scope note: The outer protein protective shell of a virus, which protects the viral nucleic acid.
Annotation: CAPSID PROTEINS is also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Viral Proteins (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 84; was see under VIRAL PROTEINS 1975-83
History Note: 84(75); was see under VIRAL PROTEINS 1975-83
DeCS ID: 28263
Unique ID: D002213
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/11
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Capsid - Preferred
Concept UI M0003315
Scope note The outer protein protective shell of a virus, which protects the viral nucleic acid.
Preferred term Capsid
Entry term(s) Capsids



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