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Descriptor English: Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate
Descriptor Spanish: Células Fotorreceptoras de Invertebrados
Descriptor Portuguese: Células Fotorreceptoras de Invertebrados
Descriptor French: Cellules photoréceptrices d'invertébré
Entry term(s): Cell, Invertebrate Photoreceptor
Cells, Invertebrate Photoreceptor
Invertebrate Photoreceptor
Invertebrate Photoreceptor Cell
Invertebrate Photoreceptor Cells
Invertebrate Photoreceptors
Photoreceptor Cell, Invertebrate
Photoreceptor, Invertebrate
Photoreceptors, Invertebrate
Tree number(s): A08.675.650.850.625.660
A08.675.650.915.937.650
A08.800.950.937.650
A09.371.729.831.625.660
A11.671.650.850.625.660
A11.671.650.915.937.650
A13.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017956
Scope note: Specialized cells in the invertebrates that detect and transduce light. They are predominantly rhabdomeric with an array of photosensitive microvilli. Illumination depolarizes invertebrate photoreceptors by stimulating Na+ influx across the plasma membrane.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
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: Photoreceptors (1966-1993)
Public MeSH Note: 2009; see PHOTORECEPTORS, INVERTEBRATE 1994-2008
History Note: 2009 (1994)
DeCS ID: 31181
Unique ID: D017956
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1994/01/01
Date of Entry: 1993/06/18
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate - Preferred
Concept UI M0027121
Scope note Specialized cells in the invertebrates that detect and transduce light. They are predominantly rhabdomeric with an array of photosensitive microvilli. Illumination depolarizes invertebrate photoreceptors by stimulating Na+ influx across the plasma membrane.
Preferred term Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate
Entry term(s) Cell, Invertebrate Photoreceptor
Cells, Invertebrate Photoreceptor
Invertebrate Photoreceptor
Invertebrate Photoreceptor Cell
Invertebrate Photoreceptor Cells
Invertebrate Photoreceptors
Photoreceptor Cell, Invertebrate
Photoreceptor, Invertebrate
Photoreceptors, Invertebrate



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