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Bacteriorhodopsins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Bacteriorhodopsins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.090.200
D12.776.157.530.450.250.875.249
D12.776.543.585.450.250.875.249
D12.776.752.812.249
Unique ID
D001436
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001436
Annotation
do not confuse with BACTERIAL RHODOPSINS see RHODOPSINS, MICROBIAL
Scope Note
Rhodopsins found in the PURPLE MEMBRANE of halophilic archaea such as HALOBACTERIUM HALOBIUM. Bacteriorhodopsins function as an energy transducers, converting light energy into electrochemical energy via PROTON PUMPS.
Entry Term(s)
Bacteriorhodopsin
Registry Number
53026-44-1
CAS Type 1 Name
Bacteriorhodopsins
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Proteins (1974-1975)
Retinal Pigments (1974-1975)
See Also
Purple Membrane
Public MeSH Note
2002; see BACTERIORHODOPSIN 1977-2001, see CAROTENOIDS 1976-1986
History Note
2002(1976)
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/18
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Bacteriorhodopsins Preferred
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