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Phytochelatins MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Phytochelatins
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.456.448.625
Unique ID
D054811
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054811
Scope Note
Poly-glutathione peptides composed of (Glu-Cys)n-Gly where n is two to seven. They are biosynthesized by glutathione gamma-glutamylcysteinyltransferase and are found in many PLANTS; YEASTS; and algae. They sequester HEAVY METALS.
Entry Term(s)
Phytochelatin
Pharm Action
Chelating Agents
Registry Number
98726-08-0
Previous Indexing
Glutathione (1991-2007)
Public MeSH Note
2008; PHYTOCHELATINS was indexed under GLUTATHIONE 1992-2007
History Note
2008(1992)
Date Established
2008/01/01
Date of Entry
2007/07/09
Revision Date
2010/06/25
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