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Fibroins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Fibroins
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.875.500
D12.776.093.750.500
Unique ID
D005349
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005349
Scope Note
Fibrous proteins secreted by INSECTS and SPIDERS. Generally, the term refers to silkworm fibroin secreted by the silk gland cells of SILKWORMS, Bombyx mori. Spider fibroins are called spidroins or dragline silk fibroins.
Entry Term(s)
Dragline Silk Fibroins
Fibroin
Fibroins, Spider
Silk Fibroin
Silk Fibroins
Spidroin
Spidroins
Registry Number
9007-76-5
CAS Type 1 Name
Fibroins
Public MeSH Note
2005; see FIBROIN 1966-2004
History Note
2005 (1966)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Fibroins Preferred
Fibroins, Spider Narrower
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