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Microcystins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Microcystins
Tree Number(s)
D04.345.566.447
D12.644.641.447
D23.946.123.257.500
Unique ID
D052998
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D052998
Scope Note
Cyclic heptapeptides found in MICROCYSTIS and other CYANOBACTERIA. Hepatotoxic and carcinogenic effects have been noted. They are sometimes called cyanotoxins, which should not be confused with chemicals containing a cyano group (CN) which are toxic.
Entry Term(s)
Cyanoginosins
Pharm Action
Carcinogens
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Bacterial Toxins (1981-2006)
Peptides, Cyclic (1988-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2021/05/10
Microcystins Preferred
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