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Killer Cells, Lymphokine-Activated MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Killer Cells, Lymphokine-Activated
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.637.555.283.500
A11.118.637.555.567.537.500
A15.145.229.637.555.283.500
A15.145.229.637.555.567.537.500
A15.382.490.555.283.500
A15.382.490.555.567.537.500
Unique ID
D015979
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015979
Annotation
if subpopulations are discussed, coordinate IM with LYMPHOCYTE SUBSETS (IM)
Scope Note
Cytolytic lymphocytes with the unique capacity of killing natural killer (NK)-resistant fresh tumor cells. They are INTERLEUKIN-2-activated NK cells that have no MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX restriction or need for antigen stimulation. LAK cells are used for ADOPTIVE IMMUNOTHERAPY in cancer patients.
Entry Term(s)
LAK Cells
Lymphokine-Activated Killer Cells
NLM Classification #
WH 200
Previous Indexing
Killer Cells, Natural (1982-1989)
See Also
Immunotherapy, Adoptive
Interleukin-2
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/06/26
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Killer Cells, Lymphokine-Activated Preferred
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