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Tuftsin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tuftsin
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.456.840
D12.644.541.500.650.750
D12.776.124.486.485.397.500
D12.776.124.486.485.680.650.750
D12.776.124.790.651.397.500
D12.776.124.790.651.680.650.750
D12.776.377.715.548.397.500
D12.776.377.715.548.680.650.750
Unique ID
D014405
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014405
Scope Note
N(2)-((1-(N(2)-L-Threonyl)-L-lysyl)-L-prolyl)-L-arginine. A tetrapeptide produced in the spleen by enzymatic cleavage of a leukophilic gamma-globulin. It stimulates the phagocytic activity of blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes and neutrophils in particular. The peptide is located in the Fd fragment of the gamma-globulin molecule.
Entry Term(s)
L-Thr-L-Lys-L-Pro-L-Arg
L-Threonyl-L-Lysyl-L-Prolyl-L-Arginine
Taftsin
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
QF5336J16C
Related Numbers
9063-57-4
CAS Type 1 Name
L-Arginine, N2-(1-(N2-L-threonyl-L-lysyl)-L-prolyl)-
Previous Indexing
Immunoglobulin Fragments (1973-1974)
Oligopeptides (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
84; was see under IMMUNOGLOBULINS, FD 1975-83; LEUKOKININ (with LEUCOKININ a see ref to it) was see under GAMMA GLOBULINS 1975-83; LEUKOKININ & LEUCOKININ were see TUFTSIN 1984-93
Online Note
use TUFTSIN to search LEUKOKININ & LEUCOKININ 1975-93
History Note
84(75); was see under IMMUNOGLOBULINS, FD 1975-83; LEUKOKININ (with LEUCOKININ a see ref to it) was see under GAMMA GLOBULINS 1975-83; LEUKOKININ & LEUCOKININ were see TUFTSIN 1984-93
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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