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Immunoglobulin M MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immunoglobulin M
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.485.114.619.574
D12.776.124.790.651.114.619.574
D12.776.377.715.548.114.619.574
Unique ID
D007075
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007075
Annotation
/defic = IMMUNOGLOBULIN M /‌defic + DYSGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA; gammopathy: coordinate IMMUNOGLOBULIN M with PARAPROTEINEMIAS but consider also HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA, follow text
Scope Note
A class of immunoglobulin bearing mu chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN MU-CHAINS). IgM can fix COMPLEMENT. The name comes from its high molecular weight and originally was called a macroglobulin.
Entry Term(s)
Gamma Globulin, 19S
IgM
IgM Antibody
IgM1
IgM2
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Immunoglobulins (1970)
See Also
Immunoglobulin J-Chains
Public MeSH Note
2002; see IgM 1973-2001; for GAMMA GLOBULIN, 19S see GAMMA GLOBULIN, 19S 1965-1981
History Note
2002(1973)
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Immunoglobulin M Preferred
IgM2 Narrower
IgM1 Narrower
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