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Macrophage-Activating Factors MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Macrophage-Activating Factors
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.480.615
D12.776.467.374.480.615
D23.529.374.480.615
Unique ID
D016215
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016215
Scope Note
Factors secreted by stimulated lymphocytes that prime macrophages to become nonspecifically cytotoxic to tumors. They also modulate the expression of macrophage cell surface Ia antigens. One MAF is INTERFERON-GAMMA. Other factors antigenically distinct from IFN-gamma have also been identified.
Entry Version
MAF
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Lymphokines (1976-1990)
Public MeSH Note
91
History Note
91
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1990/04/24
Revision Date
2008/07/10
Macrophage-Activating Factors Preferred
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