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Major Histocompatibility Complex MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Major Histocompatibility Complex
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.340.024.340.610
G05.360.340.024.380.500
G12.500.500
Unique ID
D008285
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008285
Scope Note
The genetic region which contains the loci of genes which determine the structure of the serologically defined (SD) and lymphocyte-defined (LD) TRANSPLANTATION ANTIGENS, genes which control the structure of the IMMUNE RESPONSE-ASSOCIATED ANTIGENS, HUMAN; the IMMUNE RESPONSE GENES which control the ability of an animal to respond immunologically to antigenic stimuli, and genes which determine the structure and/or level of the first four components of complement.
Entry Version
MHC
Entry Term(s)
Histocompatibility Complex
NLM Classification #
QW 541
Previous Indexing
HLA Antigens (1975-1978)
Histocompatibility Antigens (1973-1978)
See Also
Genes, MHC Class I
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/20
Revision Date
2019/05/24
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