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Paneth Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Paneth Cells
Tree Number(s)
A03.556.124.369.700
A10.615.550.444.700
A11.436.700
Unique ID
D019879
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019879
Scope Note
Differentiated epithelial cells of the INTESTINAL MUCOSA, found in the basal part of the intestinal crypts of Lieberkuhn. Paneth cells secrete GROWTH FACTORS, digestive enzymes such as LYSOZYME and antimicrobial peptides such as cryptdins (ALPHA-DEFENSINS) into the crypt lumen.
Entry Term(s)
Paneth Cell
Previous Indexing
Intestinal Mucosa (1966-1997)
Intestine, Small (1966-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98
History Note
98
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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