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Hypermastigia MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Hypermastigia
Tree Number(s)
B01.630.399
Unique ID
D056952
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056952
Annotation
infection; coordinate IM with PROTOZOAN INFECTIONS (IM); coordinate with specific protozoan terms (ANTIGENS, PROTOZOAN, etc) if pertinent
Scope Note
A class of endosymbiont EUKARYOTES, in the group PARABASALIDEA, that are obligate mutualists in the digestive tracts of wood-eating insects. Hypermastigotes produce CELLULASE that breaks down the cellulose in wood so that insects can metabolize it.
Entry Term(s)
Hypermastigotes
Trichonympha
Registry Number
txid285691
Related Numbers
txid63627
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Hypermastigia Preferred
Trichonympha Narrower
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