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Descriptor English: Peroxisomes
Descriptor Spanish: Peroxisomas
Descriptor Portuguese: Peroxissomos
Descriptor French: Péroxysomes
Entry term(s): Peroxisome
Tree number(s): A11.284.430.214.190.500.585.600
A11.284.430.214.190.875.190.190.755.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020675
Scope note: Microbodies which occur in animal and plant cells and in certain fungi and protozoa. They contain peroxidase, catalase, and allied enzymes. (From Singleton and Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed)
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: Microbodies (1975-1999)
Public MeSH Note: 2000; see MICROBODIES 1976-1999
History Note: 2000; use MICROBODIES 1976-1999
Related: Peroxisomal Disorders MeSH
Peroxisome Proliferators MeSH
DeCS ID: 34074
Unique ID: D020675
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Date Established: 2000/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/11/03
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Peroxisomes - Preferred
Concept UI M0328683
Scope note Microbodies which occur in animal and plant cells and in certain fungi and protozoa. They contain peroxidase, catalase, and allied enzymes. (From Singleton and Sainsbury, Dictionary of Microbiology and Molecular Biology, 2nd ed)
Preferred term Peroxisomes
Entry term(s) Peroxisome



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