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Descriptor English: Membrane Fluidity
Descriptor Spanish: Fluidez de la Membrana
Descriptor Portuguese: Fluidez de Membrana
Descriptor French: Fluidité membranaire
Entry term(s): Bilayer Fluidities
Bilayer Fluidity
Fluidities, Bilayer
Fluidities, Membrane
Fluidity, Bilayer
Fluidity, Membrane
Membrane Fluidities
Tree number(s): G01.154.500
G02.111.550
G04.570
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008560
Scope note: The motion of phospholipid molecules within the lipid bilayer, dependent on the classes of phospholipids present, their fatty acid composition and degree of unsaturation of the acyl chains, the cholesterol concentration, and temperature.
Annotation: permitted with artificial membranes
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Cell Membrane (1966-1978)
Lipids (1966-1976)
Membrane Lipids (1977-1978)
Membranes (1966-1976)
Phospholipids (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 79
History Note: 79
DeCS ID: 8731
Unique ID: D008560
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1979/01/01
Date of Entry: 1978/05/19
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Membrane Fluidity - Preferred
Concept UI M0013334
Scope note The motion of phospholipid molecules within the lipid bilayer, dependent on the classes of phospholipids present, their fatty acid composition and degree of unsaturation of the acyl chains, the cholesterol concentration, and temperature.
Preferred term Membrane Fluidity
Entry term(s) Bilayer Fluidities
Bilayer Fluidity
Fluidities, Bilayer
Fluidities, Membrane
Fluidity, Bilayer
Fluidity, Membrane
Membrane Fluidities



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