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Antigenic Modulation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Antigenic Modulation
Tree Number(s)
G12.122.140
Unique ID
D016525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016525
Scope Note
Loss of detectable antigen from the surface of a cell after incubation with antibodies. This is one method in which some tumors escape detection by the immune system. Antigenic modulation of target antigens also reduces the therapeutic effectiveness of treatment by monoclonal antibodies.
Previous Indexing
Antigen-Antibody Reactions (1968-1989)
Antigens, Surface/analysis (1979-1991)
Antigens, Surface/immunology (1979-1988)
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/06/21
Revision Date
2016/06/02
Antigenic Modulation Preferred
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