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Quorum Sensing MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Quorum Sensing
Tree Number(s)
G04.085.700
G06.550.700
Unique ID
D053038
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053038
Scope Note
A phenomenon where microorganisms communicate and coordinate their behavior by the accumulation of signaling molecules. A reaction occurs when a substance accumulates to a sufficient concentration. This is most commonly seen in bacteria.
Entry Term(s)
Quorum Quenching
NLM Classification #
QW 41
Previous Indexing
Cell Communication (1994-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Quorum Sensing Preferred
Quorum Quenching Related
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