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Descriptor English: Environmental Biomarkers
Descriptor Spanish: Biomarcadores Ambientales
Descriptor Portuguese: Biomarcadores Ambientais
Descriptor French: Biomarqueurs environnementaux
Entry term(s): Bioindicator
Bioindicators
Biological Indicator
Biological Indicators
Biomarker, Environmental
Biomarkers, Environmental
Environmental Biomarker
Indicator, Biological
Indicators, Biological
Tree number(s): D23.101.258
G16.505
N06.850.460.350.080.250
SP2.001.030.040.010
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000074062
Scope note: A factor associated with the well-being of living organisms that is used as a measure of environmental change and or influence. For example, aldehyde dehydrogenase expression in earthworm tissue is used as an indication of heavy metal pollution in soils. Distinguish from BIOMARKERS.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 2018
History Note: 2018
DeCS ID: 35517
Unique ID: D000074062
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Date Established: 2018/01/01
Date of Entry: 2017/07/13
Revision Date: 2017/07/13
Environmental Biomarkers - Preferred
Concept UI M000625392
Scope note A factor associated with the well-being of living organisms that is used as a measure of environmental change and or influence. For example, aldehyde dehydrogenase expression in earthworm tissue is used as an indication of heavy metal pollution in soils. Distinguish from BIOMARKERS.
Preferred term Environmental Biomarkers
Entry term(s) Bioindicator
Bioindicators
Biomarker, Environmental
Biomarkers, Environmental
Environmental Biomarker
Biological Indicator - Narrower
Concept UI M000625393
Preferred term Biological Indicator
Entry term(s) Biological Indicators
Indicator, Biological
Indicators, Biological



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