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Descriptor English: Tenericutes
Descriptor Spanish: Tenericutes
Descriptor Portuguese: Tenericutes
Descriptor French: Tenericutes
Entry term(s): Mollicutes
Tree number(s): B03.440.860
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008973
Scope note: A phylum of gram-negative bacteria consisting of cells bounded by a plasma membrane. Its organisms differ from other bacteria in that they are devoid of cell walls. This phylum was formerly the class Mollicutes. Mollicutes is now the sole class in the phylum Tenericutes.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2011; see MOLLICUTES 1992-2010
History Note: 2011 (1976)
DeCS ID: 30387
Unique ID: D008973
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Date Established: 1992/01/01
Date of Entry: 1975/07/18
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Tenericutes - Preferred
Concept UI M0013991
Scope note A phylum of gram-negative bacteria consisting of cells bounded by a plasma membrane. Its organisms differ from other bacteria in that they are devoid of cell walls. This phylum was formerly the class Mollicutes. Mollicutes is now the sole class in the phylum Tenericutes.
Preferred term Tenericutes
Mollicutes - Narrower
Concept UI M0553819
Preferred term Mollicutes



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