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Descriptor English: Cryptophyta
Descriptor Spanish: Criptófitas
Descriptor Portuguese: Criptófitas
Descriptor French: Cryptophyta
Entry term(s): Cryptomona
Cryptomonad
Cryptomonads
Cryptomonas
Cryptophytas
Tree number(s): B01.206
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044785
Scope note: A class of EUKARYOTA (traditionally algae), characterized by biflagellated cells and found in both freshwater and marine environments. Pigmentation varies but only one CHLOROPLAST is present. Unique structures include a nucleomorph and ejectosomes.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Algae (1975-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 37805
Unique ID: D044785
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: 2010/06/25
Cryptophyta - Preferred
Concept UI M0446225
Scope note A class of EUKARYOTA (traditionally algae), characterized by biflagellated cells and found in both freshwater and marine environments. Pigmentation varies but only one CHLOROPLAST is present. Unique structures include a nucleomorph and ejectosomes.
Preferred term Cryptophyta
Entry term(s) Cryptomonad
Cryptomonads
Cryptophytas
Cryptomonas - Narrower
Concept UI M0446226
Scope note A genus in the family Cryptomonadaceae.
Preferred term Cryptomonas
Entry term(s) Cryptomona



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