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Immunoglobulin alpha-Chains MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immunoglobulin alpha-Chains
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.485.114.619.026.515
D12.776.124.486.485.705.500.350
D12.776.124.790.651.114.619.026.515
D12.776.124.790.651.705.500.350
D12.776.377.715.548.114.619.026.515
D12.776.377.715.548.705.500.350
Unique ID
D007137
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007137
Annotation
gammopathy: coordinate IMMUNOGLOBULIN ALPHA-CHAINS (IM) with PARAPROTEINEMIAS (IM) but consider also HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA (IM) or ALPHA-CHAIN DISEASE (IM), follow text; DF: IG ALPHA CHAIN
Scope Note
The class of heavy chains found in IMMUNOGLOBULIN A. They have a molecular weight of approximately 58 kDa and contain about 470 amino acid residues arranged in four domains and an oligosaccharide component bound covalently to their Fc fragment constant region.
Entry Version
IG ALPHA CHAINS
Entry Term(s)
Ig alpha Chains
Immunoglobulin alpha-Chain
Immunoglobulins, alpha-Chain
alpha-Chain Immunoglobulins
alpha-Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain
alpha-Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
IgA (1973-1975)
Immunoglobulin Fragments (1973-1975)
Immunoglobulins, Heavy Chain (1975)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, ALPHA-CHAIN 1992-2005, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, ALPHA CHAIN 1991, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, HEAVY CHAIN 1976-1990
History Note
2006 (1976)
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/18
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Immunoglobulin alpha-Chains Preferred
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