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HLA-A Antigens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
HLA-A Antigens
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.395.550.489.400
D12.776.543.550.439.400
D23.050.301.500.100.400
D23.050.301.500.450.370
D23.050.705.552.100.400
D23.050.705.552.450.370
Unique ID
D015234
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015234
Annotation
general; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Polymorphic class I human histocompatibility (HLA) surface antigens present on almost all nucleated cells. At least 20 antigens have been identified which are encoded by the A locus of multiple alleles on chromosome 6. They serve as targets for T-cell cytolytic responses and are involved with acceptance or rejection of tissue/organ grafts.
Entry Term(s)
Antigens, HLA-A
HLA-A
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
HLA Antigens (1975-1988)
Histocompatibility Antigens (1975-1980)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/05/14
Revision Date
2016/07/01
HLA-A Antigens Preferred
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