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Sericins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sericins
Tree Number(s)
D05.750.078.875.750
D12.776.093.750.750
Unique ID
D047030
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D047030
Scope Note
A serine-rich sticky protein secreted by MOTHS. Generally, the term refers to silkworm silk gum protein secreted in the middle section of silk gland cells of SILKWORMS, Bombyx mori. Sericin acts as a cement and coating for the two fibroin filaments in a silk strand and is readily soluble in mild alkaline solution.
Entry Term(s)
Sericin
Sericin-1
Silk Gum Proteins
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Peptides, Cyclic (1980-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; SERICINS was indexed under PEPTIDES, CYCLIC 1974-2004
History Note
2005 (1974)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/15
Revision Date
2015/06/08
Sericins Preferred
Sericin-1 Narrower
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