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Tubulin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Tubulin
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.734.800
D12.776.220.600.800
D12.776.631.920
Unique ID
D014404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014404
Scope Note
A microtubule subunit protein found in large quantities in mammalian brain. It has also been isolated from SPERM FLAGELLUM; CILIA; and other sources. Structurally, the protein is a dimer with a molecular weight of approximately 120,000 and a sedimentation coefficient of 5.8S. It binds to COLCHICINE; VINCRISTINE; and VINBLASTINE.
Entry Term(s)
alpha-Tubulin
beta-Tubulin
delta-Tubulin
epsilon-Tubulin
gamma-Tubulin
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 55.3
Previous Indexing
Microtubules (1970-1974)
Nerve Tissue Proteins (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note
80; was see under GLYCOPROTEINS 1975-79
History Note
80(75); was see under GLYCOPROTEINS 1975-79
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Tubulin Modulators
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2015/11/24
Tubulin Preferred
gamma-Tubulin Narrower
delta-Tubulin Narrower
epsilon-Tubulin Narrower
alpha-Tubulin Narrower
beta-Tubulin Narrower
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