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Poecilia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Poecilia
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.850.280.680
Unique ID
D011036
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011036
Annotation
NIM when experimental animal
Scope Note
A genus of livebearing cyprinodont fish comprising the guppy and molly. Some species are virtually all female and depend on sperm from other species to stimulate egg development. Poecilia is used in carcinogenicity studies as well as neurologic and physiologic research.
Entry Term(s)
Guppy
Lebistes
Molly
Registry Number
txid8080
Related Numbers
txid69235
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CYPRINODONTIFORMES 1987-90
History Note
91(87); was see under CYPRINODONTIFORMES 1987-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/04/15
Revision Date
2020/09/02
Poecilia Preferred
Lebistes Narrower
Molly Narrower
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