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Leghemoglobin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Leghemoglobin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.422.316.881
D12.776.765.500
Unique ID
D007874
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007874
Annotation
from leguminous plants
Scope Note
A hemoglobin-like oxygen-binding hemeprotein present in the nitrogen-fixing root nodules of leguminous plants. The red pigment has a molecular weight approximately 1/4 that of hemoglobin and has been suggested to act as an oxido-reduction catalyst in symbiotic nitrogen fixation.
Entry Term(s)
Leghemoglobin A
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Hemeproteins (1973-1974)
Plant Proteins (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEMEPROTEINS 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under HEMEPROTEINS 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Leghemoglobin Preferred
Leghemoglobin A Narrower
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