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Phospholipids MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phospholipids
Tree Number(s)
D10.570.755
Unique ID
D010743
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010743
Scope Note
Lipids containing one or more phosphate groups, particularly those derived from either glycerol (phosphoglycerides see GLYCEROPHOSPHOLIPIDS) or sphingosine (SPHINGOLIPIDS). They are polar lipids that are of great importance for the structure and function of cell membranes and are the most abundant of membrane lipids, although not stored in large amounts in the system.
Entry Term(s)
Phosphatides
Phospholipid
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 93
See Also
Antibodies, Antiphospholipid
Antiphospholipid Syndrome
Public MeSH Note
/metabolism was PHOSPHOLIPID METABOLISM 1965
History Note
/metabolism was PHOSPHOLIPID METABOLISM 1965
Date Established
1960/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Phospholipids Preferred
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