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H-Y Antigen MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
H-Y Antigen
Tree Number(s)
D23.050.301.500.600.400
D23.050.705.552.600.400
Unique ID
D006182
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006182
Annotation
mammals only
Scope Note
A sex-specific cell surface antigen produced by the sex-determining gene of the Y chromosome in mammals. It causes syngeneic grafts from males to females to be rejected and interacts with somatic elements of the embryologic undifferentiated gonad to produce testicular organogenesis.
Entry Term(s)
GA-1 Germ Cell Antigen
HY Antigen
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Histocompatibility (1968-1972)
Histocompatibility Antigens (1973-1978)
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/17
Revision Date
2005/06/30
H-Y Antigen Preferred
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