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Immunoglobulin Light Chains MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immunoglobulin Light Chains
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.485.705.750
D12.776.124.790.651.705.750
D12.776.377.715.548.705.750
Unique ID
D007147
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007147
Annotation
gammopathy: coordinate IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS (IM) with PARAPROTEINEMIAS (IM) but consider also HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA (IM), follow text
Scope Note
Polypeptide chains, consisting of 211 to 217 amino acid residues and having a molecular weight of approximately 22 kDa. There are two major types of light chains, kappa and lambda. Two Ig light chains and two Ig heavy chains (IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS) make one immunoglobulin molecule.
Entry Version
IG LIGHT CHAINS
Entry Term(s)
Ig Light Chains
Immunoglobulin Light Chain
Immunoglobulin Light-Chain
Immunoglobulins, Light-Chain
Light-Chain Immunoglobulins
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Immunoglobulin Fragments (1973-1975)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, LIGHT-CHAIN 1992-2005, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, LIGHT CHAIN 1976-1991
History Note
2006 (1976)
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/18
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Immunoglobulin Light Chains Preferred
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