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Immunomagnetic Separation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immunomagnetic Separation
Tree Number(s)
E02.095.437
E05.200.500.363.441
E05.242.363.441
Unique ID
D018189
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018189
Scope Note
A cell-separation technique where magnetizable microspheres or beads are first coated with monoclonal antibody, allowed to search and bind to target cells, and are then selectively removed when passed through a magnetic field. Among other applications, the technique is commonly used to remove tumor cells from the marrow (BONE MARROW PURGING) of patients who are to undergo autologous bone marrow transplantation.
Entry Term(s)
Immunomagnetic Bead Technique
Immunomagnetic Cell Separation
Immunomagnetic Purging
Previous Indexing
Cell Separation (1983-1993)
See Also
Bone Marrow Purging
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2015/06/22
Immunomagnetic Separation Preferred
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