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Genes, MHC Class II MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Genes, MHC Class II
Tree Number(s)
G05.360.340.024.340.610.600
G05.360.340.024.380.500.600
G12.500.500.600
Unique ID
D005802
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005802
Scope Note
Genetic loci in the vertebrate major histocompatibility complex that encode polymorphic products which control the immune response to specific antigens. The genes are found in the HLA-D region in humans and include H-2M, I-A, and I-E loci in mice.
Entry Term(s)
Class II Genes
Genes, Class II
Genes, HLA Class II
MHC Class II Genes
Previous Indexing
Genes (1966-1977)
Genes, Structural (1968-1977)
See Also
Histocompatibility Antigens Class II
Public MeSH Note
1992; see GENES, IMMUNE RESPONSE 1978-1991
History Note
1992 (1978); use GENES, IMMUNE RESPONSE 1978-1991
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/04
Revision Date
2018/06/19
Genes, MHC Class II Preferred
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