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Descriptor in English: Nucleocapsid
Descriptor in Spanish: Nucleocápside
Descriptor in Portuguese: Nucleocapsídeo
Descriptor in French: Nucléocapside
Entry term(s): Nucleocapsids
Tree number(s): A21.249.500
B04.950.500
Scope note: A protein-nucleic acid complex which forms part or all of a virion. It consists of a CAPSID plus enclosed nucleic acid. Depending on the virus, the nucleocapsid may correspond to a naked core or be surrounded by a membranous envelope.
Annotation: a protein-nucleic acid complex of a virion
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
DF deficiency
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
Online Note: use NUCLEOCAPSID (NM) to search VIRAL N PROTEIN 1983-96
History Note: 97; was VIRAL N PROTEIN (NM) 1983-96
See also the descriptors: Nucleocapsid Proteins MeSH
DeCS UI: 32926
Descriptor UI: D019251
Date Established: 1997/01/01
Date of Entry: 1996/06/10
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Nucleocapsid - Preferred
Concept UI M0028665
Scope note A protein-nucleic acid complex which forms part or all of a virion. It consists of a CAPSID plus enclosed nucleic acid. Depending on the virus, the nucleocapsid may correspond to a naked core or be surrounded by a membranous envelope.
Preferred term Nucleocapsid
Entry term(s) Nucleocapsids



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