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Forssman Antigen MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Forssman Antigen
Tree Number(s)
D23.050.244.436
Unique ID
D005577
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005577
Scope Note
A glycolipid, cross-species antigen that induces production of antisheep hemolysin. It is present on the tissue cells of many species but absent in humans. It is found in many infectious agents.
Registry Number
9013-60-9
CAS Type 1 Name
Antigens, Forssman
Public MeSH Note
91,73-81; was see under ANTIGENS, HETEROPHILE 1983-90; was heading 1973-81; was see under HAPTENS 1965, 1967-72
Online Note
use HAPTENS to search FORSSMAN ANTIGEN 1966-72 (as Prov 1966)
History Note
91(82)73(66 only); was see under ANTIGENS, HETEROPHILE 1983-90; was heading 1973-81; was see under HAPTENS 1965-72 (Prov 1966)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
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