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Chemical Nacre

Name Nacre
Equivalent Term Mother of Pearl
Definition A biomineral consisting of layers of crystalized ARAGONITE, separated by interlamellar layers of organic matrix containing beta-CHITIN, and surrounded by an intercrystalline organic membrane of silk fibroin. Nacre is the iridescent substance better known as mother-of-pearl that is secreted by MOLLUSCS.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D060734
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1. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Calcium Compounds Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Calcium Carbonate Has associated genes Has associated diseases Nacre
2. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Carbon Compounds, Inorganic Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Carbonic Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases Carbonates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Calcium Carbonate Has associated genes Has associated diseases Nacre
3. ChemicalsInorganic Chemicals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Minerals Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Calcium Carbonate Has associated genes Has associated diseases Nacre

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