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Descriptor English: Membrane Lipids
Descriptor Spanish: Lípidos de la Membrana
Descriptor Portuguese: Lipídeos de Membrana
Descriptor French: Lipides membranaires
Entry term(s): Cell Membrane Lipids
Lipids, Cell Membrane
Lipids, Membrane
Membrane Lipids, Cell
Tree number(s): D10.570
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008563
Scope note: Lipids, predominantly phospholipids, cholesterol and small amounts of glycolipids found in membranes including cellular and intracellular membranes. These lipids may be arranged in bilayers in the membranes with integral proteins between the layers and peripheral proteins attached to the outside. Membrane lipids are required for active transport, several enzymatic activities and membrane formation.
Annotation: /biosyn /physiol permitted
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
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
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Cell Membrane (1966-1976)
Lipids (1966-1976)
Membranes (1968-1976)
Phospholipids (1966-1976)
Public MeSH Note: 77
History Note: 77
DeCS ID: 8733
Unique ID: D008563
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1977/01/01
Date of Entry: 1976/04/27
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Membrane Lipids - Preferred
Concept UI M0013338
Scope note Lipids, predominantly phospholipids, cholesterol and small amounts of glycolipids found in membranes including cellular and intracellular membranes. These lipids may be arranged in bilayers in the membranes with integral proteins between the layers and peripheral proteins attached to the outside. Membrane lipids are required for active transport, several enzymatic activities and membrane formation.
Preferred term Membrane Lipids
Entry term(s) Cell Membrane Lipids
Lipids, Cell Membrane
Lipids, Membrane
Membrane Lipids, Cell



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