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Descriptor English: Membrane Fusion
Descriptor Spanish: Fusión de Membrana
Descriptor fusión de membranas
Scope note: Adherencia y fusión de las membranas celulares, intercelulares o artificiales, entre sí mismas o con virus, parásitos o partículas intersticiales mediante diversos procesos físicos o químicos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Fusão de Membrana
Descriptor French: Fusion membranaire
Entry term(s): Fusion, Membrane
Fusions, Membrane
Membrane Fusions
Tree number(s): G04.575
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008561
Scope note: The adherence and merging of cell membranes, intracellular membranes, or artificial membranes to each other or to viruses, parasites, or interstitial particles through a variety of chemical and physical processes.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Cell Fusion (1971-1981)
Cell Membrane (1966-1981)
Public MeSH Note: 82
History Note: 82
Related: HIV Fusion Inhibitors MeSH
DeCS ID: 8732
Unique ID: D008561
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1982/01/01
Date of Entry: 1981/05/20
Revision Date: 2016/06/17
Membrane Fusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0013335
Scope note The adherence and merging of cell membranes, intracellular membranes, or artificial membranes to each other or to viruses, parasites, or interstitial particles through a variety of chemical and physical processes.
Preferred term Membrane Fusion
Entry term(s) Fusion, Membrane
Fusions, Membrane
Membrane Fusions



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