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Descriptor English: Biomineralization
Descriptor Spanish: Biomineralización
Descriptor Portuguese: Biomineralização
Descriptor French: Biominéralisation
Entry term(s): Biocrystallization
Biocrystallizations
Biomineralizations
Bioprecipitation
Bioprecipitations
Tree number(s): G02.111.092
G07.345.155
G07.345.500.325.377.625.050
G11.427.578.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000077320
Scope note: Process by which living organisms produce MINERALS that accumulate into hardened tissues (e.g., bones, teeth and shells), and cellular nanostructures that sequester away into macromolecules. Biosynthesized minerals include CALCIUM CARBONATE; FLUOROAPATITE; HYDROXYAPATITE; and MAGNETITE.
Annotation:
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Biochemical Phenomena (1986-2018)
Minerals (1973-2018)
Public MeSH Note: 2019
History Note: 2019
DeCS ID: 57607
Unique ID: D000077320
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Date Established: 2019/01/01
Date of Entry: 2018/07/09
Revision Date: 2018/02/28
Biomineralization - Preferred
Concept UI M000640532
Scope note Process by which living organisms produce MINERALS that accumulate into hardened tissues (e.g., bones, teeth and shells), and cellular nanostructures that sequester away into macromolecules. Biosynthesized minerals include CALCIUM CARBONATE; FLUOROAPATITE; HYDROXYAPATITE; and MAGNETITE.
Preferred term Biomineralization
Entry term(s) Biocrystallization
Biocrystallizations
Biomineralizations
Bioprecipitation
Bioprecipitations



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