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Descriptor English: Melanosomes
Descriptor Spanish: Melanosomas
Descriptor Portuguese: Melanossomas
Descriptor French: Mélanosomes
Entry term(s): Melanosome
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.214.190.500.560
A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.190.560
A11.409.750.560
A11.436.265.531.560
A11.436.613.560
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020460
Scope note: Melanin-containing organelles found in melanocytes and melanophores.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Melanocytes (1979-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99
History Note: 99
DeCS ID: 33683
Unique ID: D020460
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2018/06/30
Melanosomes - Preferred
Concept UI M0030129
Scope note Melanin-containing organelles found in melanocytes and melanophores.
Preferred term Melanosomes
Entry term(s) Melanosome



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