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Butyrophilins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Butyrophilins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.395.550.114
D12.776.543.550.195
Unique ID
D000071797
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000071797
Scope Note
A family of mammalian membrane glycoproteins characterized by extracellular IMMUNOGLOBULIN DOMAINS. Some members also have an intracellular B30.2-SPRY DOMAIN or SPRY DOMAIN. The butyrophilin protein (BTN) is expressed by MAMMARY GLAND EPITHELIUM during LACTATION; whereas other members are widely expressed in other tissues, including skeletal muscle, intestine, ERYTHROID CELLS (ERMAP protein); and nerve tissue (MYELIN-OLIGODENDROCYTE GLYCOPROTEIN).
Entry Term(s)
Butyrophilin
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2017; BUTRYOPHILINS was indexed under MEMBRANE GLYCOPROTEINS 1988-2016 and under GLYCOPROTEINS 1981-1987
History Note
2017 (1981)
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/05/20
Butyrophilins Preferred
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