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Descriptor English: Molecular Chaperones
Descriptor Spanish: Chaperonas Moleculares
Descriptor Portuguese: Chaperonas Moleculares
Descriptor French: Chaperons moléculaires
Entry term(s): Chaperone, Molecular
Chaperones, Molecular
Molecular Chaperone
Tree number(s): D12.776.580
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018832
Scope note: A family of cellular proteins that mediate the correct assembly or disassembly of polypeptides and their associated ligands. Although they take part in the assembly process, molecular chaperones are not components of the final structures.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Heat-Shock Proteins (1987-1994)
Proteins (1987-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
Entry Version: MOL CHAPERONES
Related: Heat-Shock Proteins MeSH
DeCS ID: 32140
Unique ID: D018832
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/05/31
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Molecular Chaperones - Preferred
Concept UI M0028186
Scope note A family of cellular proteins that mediate the correct assembly or disassembly of polypeptides and their associated ligands. Although they take part in the assembly process, molecular chaperones are not components of the final structures.
Preferred term Molecular Chaperones
Entry term(s) Chaperone, Molecular
Chaperones, Molecular
Molecular Chaperone



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