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Nodal Signaling Ligands MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nodal Signaling Ligands
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.954.550
D12.776.467.942.550
D23.529.942.550
Unique ID
D055456
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055456
Scope Note
Members of the transforming growth factor superfamily that play a role in pattern formation and differentiation during the pregastrulation and GASTRULATION stages of chordate development. Several nodal signaling ligands are specifically involved in the genesis of left-right asymmetry during development. The protein group is named after a critical region of the vertebrate embryo PRIMITIVE STREAK referred to as HENSEN'S NODE.
Entry Term(s)
Nodal Signaling Proteins
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Nodal Signaling Ligands Preferred
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