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Defensins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Defensins
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.050.200
D12.644.066.500.200
D12.776.543.695.054.200
Unique ID
D023082
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D023082
Scope Note
Family of antimicrobial peptides that have been identified in humans, animals, and plants. They are thought to play a role in host defenses against infections, inflammation, wound repair, and acquired immunity.
Entry Term(s)
Defensin
Pharm Action
Anti-Infective Agents
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Blood Proteins (1985-1998)
Proteins (1998-2000)
Public MeSH Note
2001; DEFENSINS was indexed under PROTEINS 1999-2000 & BLOOD PROTEINS 1985-1998
History Note
2000(1985)
Date Established
2001/01/01
Date of Entry
2000/06/22
Revision Date
2021/05/07
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