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Staphylococcal Protein A MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Staphylococcal Protein A
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.097.820
D23.050.161.821
Unique ID
D013205
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013205
Scope Note
A protein present in the cell wall of most Staphylococcus aureus strains. The protein selectively binds to the Fc region of human normal and myeloma-derived IMMUNOGLOBULIN G. It elicits antibody activity and may cause hypersensitivity reactions due to histamine release; has also been used as cell surface antigen marker and in the clinical assessment of B lymphocyte function.
Entry Version
STAPH PROTEIN A
Entry Term(s)
Protein A
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Antigens, Bacterial (1971-1977)
Bacterial Proteins (1966-1977)
Staphylococcus (1966-1975)
Staphylococcus aureus (1976-1977)
Public MeSH Note
78
History Note
78
Date Established
1978/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/05/24
Revision Date
2016/06/28
Staphylococcal Protein A Preferred
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