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Rosette Formation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Rosette Formation
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.812.706
E05.200.812.706
E05.478.594.730
Unique ID
D012397
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012397
Annotation
an immunol technique
Scope Note
The in vitro formation of clusters consisting of a cell (usually a lymphocyte) surrounded by antigenic cells or antigen-bearing particles (usually erythrocytes, which may or may not be coated with antibody or antibody and complement). The rosette-forming cell may be an antibody-forming cell, a memory cell, a T-cell, a cell bearing surface cytophilic antibodies, or a monocyte possessing Fc receptors. Rosette formation can be used to identify specific populations of these cells.
Entry Term(s)
Immunocytoadherence
Previous Indexing
Immune Adherence Reaction (1971-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/03/01
Revision Date
2011/06/24
Rosette Formation Preferred
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