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Dental Pellicle MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Dental Pellicle
Tree Number(s)
A14.549.167.900.255.500
Unique ID
D044622
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D044622
Scope Note
A thin protein film on the surface of DENTAL ENAMEL. It is widely believed to result from the selective adsorption of precursor proteins present in SALIVA onto tooth surfaces, and to reduce microbial adherence to the TEETH.
Entry Term(s)
Enamel Pellicle
Salivary Acquired Pellicle
Salivary Pellicle
See Also
Salivary Proteins and Peptides
Public MeSH Note
2004
History Note
2004
Date Established
2004/01/01
Date of Entry
2003/07/09
Revision Date
2008/07/10
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