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ISCOMs MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
ISCOMs
Tree Number(s)
D20.215.894.860.449
Unique ID
D016882
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016882
Annotation
coord IM with specific type of vaccine (IM or NIM)
Scope Note
A formulation for presenting an antigen to induce specific immunologic responses. It consists of an assembly of antigens in multimeric form. The assembly is attached to a matrix with a built-in adjuvant, saponin. ISCOMs induce strong serum antibody responses, and are used as highly immunogenic forms of subunit vaccines.
Entry Term(s)
ISCOM
Immuno-Stimulating Complexes
Immunostimulating Complexes
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Adjuvants, Immunologic (1985-1991)
Viral Vaccines (1985-1991)
See Also
Saponins
Public MeSH Note
92
History Note
92
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/08/17
Revision Date
2005/06/30
ISCOMs Preferred
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