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Receptors, Transferrin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Receptors, Transferrin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.157.905.500
D12.776.543.750.800
Unique ID
D011990
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011990
Scope Note
Membrane glycoproteins found in high concentrations on iron-utilizing cells. They specifically bind iron-bearing transferrin, are endocytosed with its ligand and then returned to the cell surface where transferrin without its iron is released.
Entry Version
RECEPT TRANSFERRIN
Entry Term(s)
Transferrin Receptor
Transferrin Receptors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Receptors, Endogenous Substances (1973-1986)
Transferrin (1966-1986)
See Also
Carrier Proteins
Public MeSH Note
87
History Note
87
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1986/03/31
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Receptors, Transferrin Preferred
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