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Nodal Protein MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nodal Protein
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.954.550.650
D12.776.467.942.550.650
D23.529.942.550.650
Unique ID
D055457
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055457
Scope Note
The founding member of the nodal signaling ligand family of proteins. Nodal protein was originally discovered in the region of the mouse embryo primitive streak referred to as HENSEN'S NODE. It is expressed asymmetrically on the left side in chordates and plays a critical role in the genesis of left-right asymmetry during vertebrate development.
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2009; NODAL PROTEIN was indexed under TRANSFORMING GROWTH FACTOR BETA 1999-2008, & under PROTEINS 1996-1998
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Nodal Protein Preferred
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