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Caulerpa MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Caulerpa
Tree Number(s)
B01.875.150.300
Unique ID
D046068
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046068
Scope Note
A genus of toxic marine GREEN ALGAE found throughout tropical and subtropical seas. One species, Caulerpa taxifolia, is highly invasive and produces the poison caulerpenyne, deadly to marine organisms though not humans.
Entry Term(s)
Caulerpa taxifolia
Registry Number
txid76312
Related Numbers
txid76313
Previous Indexing
Algae, Green (1971-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/19
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Caulerpa Preferred
Caulerpa taxifolia Narrower
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