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Descriptor in English: Sericins
Descriptor in Spanish: Sericinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Sericinas
Descriptor in French: Séricines
Entry term(s): Proteins, Silk Gum
Sericin
Sericin 1
Sericin-1
Silk Gum Proteins
Tree number(s): D05.750.078.875.750
D12.776.093.750.750
Scope note: A serine-rich sticky protein secreted by MOTHS. Generally, the term refers to silkworm silk gum protein secreted in the middle section of silk gland cells of SILKWORMS, Bombyx mori. Sericin acts as a cement and coating for the two fibroin filaments in a silk strand and is readily soluble in mild alkaline solution.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
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
History Note: 2005 (1974)
DeCS UI: 38782
Descriptor UI: D047030
Date Established: 2005/01/01
Date of Entry: 2004/07/15
Revision Date: 2015/06/08
Sericins - Preferred
Concept UI M0053774
Scope note A serine-rich sticky protein secreted by MOTHS. Generally, the term refers to silkworm silk gum protein secreted in the middle section of silk gland cells of SILKWORMS, Bombyx mori. Sericin acts as a cement and coating for the two fibroin filaments in a silk strand and is readily soluble in mild alkaline solution.
Preferred term Sericins
Entry term(s) Proteins, Silk Gum
Sericin
Silk Gum Proteins
Sericin-1 - Narrower
Concept UI M0053773
Preferred term Sericin-1
Entry term(s) Sericin 1



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