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Capsid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Capsid
Tree Number(s)
A21.249.500.250
Unique ID
D002213
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002213
Annotation
CAPSID PROTEINS is also available
Scope Note
The outer protein protective shell of a virus, which protects the viral nucleic acid. Capsids are composed of repeating units (capsomers or capsomeres) of CAPSID PROTEINS which when assembled together form either an icosahedral or helical shape.
Entry Term(s)
Procapsid
Prohead
Previous Indexing
Viral Proteins (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under VIRAL PROTEINS 1975-83
History Note
84(75); was see under VIRAL PROTEINS 1975-83
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2020/07/23
Capsid Preferred
Procapsid Related
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