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Descriptor English: Phycobilisomes
Descriptor Spanish: Ficobilisomas
Descriptor Portuguese: Ficobilissomas
Descriptor French: Phycobilisomes
Entry term(s): Phycobilisome
Tree number(s): A11.284.149.165.695
D05.500.562.488.490.500
D08.811.600.710.490.500
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D045524
Scope note: Light energy harvesting structures attached to the THYLAKOID MEMBRANES of CYANOBACTERIA and RED ALGAE. These multiprotein complexes contain pigments (PHYCOBILIPROTEINS) that transfer light energy to chlorophyll a.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
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
Previous Indexing: Proteins (1978-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004; PHYCOBILISOMES was indexed under PROTEINS 1978-2003
History Note: 2004; use PHYCOBILISOMES (NM) 1980-2003; use PROTEINS 1978-1979
DeCS ID: 37769
Unique ID: D045524
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2004/01/01
Date of Entry: 2003/07/09
Revision Date: 2011/06/24
Phycobilisomes - Preferred
Concept UI M0065797
Scope note Light energy harvesting structures attached to the THYLAKOID MEMBRANES of CYANOBACTERIA and RED ALGAE. These multiprotein complexes contain pigments (PHYCOBILIPROTEINS) that transfer light energy to chlorophyll a.
Preferred term Phycobilisomes
Entry term(s) Phycobilisome



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