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Viscum album MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Viscum album
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.800.575.912.250.884.916.500
Unique ID
D028182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D028182
Annotation
entry term MISTLETOE, EUROPEAN: several mistletoe terms are available, check text and MeSH; Christmas mistletoe goes here
Scope Note
A plant species of the family VISCACEAE, order Santalales, subclass Rosidae. This is the traditional mistletoe of literature and Christmas. Members contain viscotoxin (5 kDa basic polypeptides related to thionins), beta-galactoside- and N-acetyl-D-galactosamine-specific lectin II (60 kDa), and polysaccharides. Mistletoe lectin I is a type 2 ribosome-inactivating protein. Commercial extracts include Plenosol, Eurixor, Helixor Isorel, Iscador, and NSC 635089 (ANTINEOPLASTIC AGENTS, PHYTOGENIC).
Entry Term(s)
Mistletoe, European
Registry Number
txid3972
Previous Indexing
Viscum (1963-2001)
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2021/06/30
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