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Myofibrils MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Myofibrils
Tree Number(s)
A10.690.552.875
A11.284.430.214.190.750.620
A11.620.249.850
A11.620.500.500
Unique ID
D009210
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009210
Scope Note
The long cylindrical contractile organelles of STRIATED MUSCLE cells composed of ACTIN FILAMENTS; MYOSIN filaments; and other proteins organized in arrays of repeating units called SARCOMERES .
Entry Term(s)
Myofilaments
NLM Classification #
WE 500
See Also
Muscle Contraction
Public MeSH Note
1965; for MYOFILAMENTS see ACTIN CYTOSKELETON 1986-2011
History Note
1965; for MYOFILAMENTS use ACTIN CYTOSKELETON 1986-2011
Date Established
1965/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Myofibrils Preferred
Myofilaments Narrower
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