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Descriptor English: Phototropism
Descriptor Spanish: Fototropismo
Descriptor Portuguese: Fototropismo
Descriptor French: Phototropisme
Entry term(s): Heliotropism
Heliotropisms
Phototropisms
Tree number(s): G07.345.249.845.700
G15.920.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018524
Scope note: The directional growth of organisms in response to light. In plants, aerial shoots usually grow towards light. The phototropic response is thought to be controlled by auxin (= AUXINS), a plant growth substance. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Annotation: distinguish from PHOTOTROPHIC PROCESSES
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Plants (1966-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Related: Phototaxis MeSH
DeCS ID: 32088
Unique ID: D018524
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/06/07
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Phototropism - Preferred
Concept UI M0027772
Scope note The directional growth of organisms in response to light. In plants, aerial shoots usually grow towards light. The phototropic response is thought to be controlled by auxin (= AUXINS), a plant growth substance. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990)
Preferred term Phototropism
Entry term(s) Phototropisms
Heliotropism - Narrower
Concept UI M0027771
Preferred term Heliotropism
Entry term(s) Heliotropisms



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