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Microsomes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Microsomes
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.835.540
Unique ID
D008861
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008861
Scope Note
Artifactual vesicles formed from the endoplasmic reticulum when cells are disrupted. They are isolated by differential centrifugation and are composed of three structural features: rough vesicles, smooth vesicles, and ribosomes. Numerous enzyme activities are associated with the microsomal fraction. (Glick, Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1990; from Rieger et al., Glossary of Genetics: Classical and Molecular, 5th ed)
NLM Classification #
QU 350
Public MeSH Note
65
History Note
65(64)
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2000/06/22
Microsomes Preferred
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