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Descriptor English: Wigglesworthia
Descriptor Spanish: Wigglesworthia
Descriptor Portuguese: Wigglesworthia
Descriptor French: Wigglesworthia
Entry term(s): Wigglesworthia glossinidia
Tree number(s): B03.440.450.425.887
B03.660.250.150.880
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044106
Scope note: A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria in the family ENTEROBACTERIACEAE. They exist only as primary endosymbionts of five species of TSETSE FLIES, found in specialized organelles called mycetomes. The bacteria supply crucial B vitamins (VITAMIN B COMPLEX) which the flies require for fertility.
Annotation:
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
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Enterobacteriaceae (1995-2003)
Public MeSH Note: 2004
History Note: 2004
DeCS ID: 37932
Unique ID: D044106
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: 2013/07/09
Wigglesworthia - Preferred
Concept UI M0444341
Scope note A genus of gram-negative, rod-shaped bacteria in the family ENTEROBACTERIACEAE. They exist only as primary endosymbionts of five species of TSETSE FLIES, found in specialized organelles called mycetomes. The bacteria supply crucial B vitamins (VITAMIN B COMPLEX) which the flies require for fertility.
Preferred term Wigglesworthia
Wigglesworthia glossinidia - Narrower
Concept UI M0444342
Preferred term Wigglesworthia glossinidia



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