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Descriptor English: Chlorophyta
Descriptor Spanish: Chlorophyta
Descriptor Portuguese: Clorófitas
Descriptor French: Chlorophyta
Entry term(s): Algae, Green
Chlorophytina
Green Algae
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.150
SP4.016.157.733.234
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000460
Scope note: A phylum of photosynthetic EUKARYOTA bearing double membrane-bound plastids containing chlorophyll a and b. They comprise the classical green algae, and represent over 7000 species that live in a variety of primarily aquatic habitats. Only about ten percent are marine species, most live in freshwater.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Algae (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70
Related: Phytoplankton MeSH
DeCS ID: 463
Unique ID: D000460
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/06/15
Chlorophyta - Preferred
Concept UI M0000699
Scope note A phylum of photosynthetic EUKARYOTA bearing double membrane-bound plastids containing chlorophyll a and b. They comprise the classical green algae, and represent over 7000 species that live in a variety of primarily aquatic habitats. Only about ten percent are marine species, most live in freshwater.
Preferred term Chlorophyta
Entry term(s) Algae, Green
Green Algae
Chlorophytina - Narrower
Concept UI M000640190
Scope note A subdivision of green algae in the division CHLOROPHYTA, subkingdom VIRIDIPLANTAE.
Preferred term Chlorophytina



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