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Collagen Type XVIII MeSH Descriptor Data 2024

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Collagen Type XVIII
Tree Number(s)
Unique ID
RDF Unique Identifier
precursors: coord IM with PROCOLLAGEN (IM)
Scope Note
A non-fibrillar collagen found in BASEMENT MEMBRANE. The C-terminal end of the alpha1 chain of collagen type XVIII contains the ENDOSTATIN peptide, which can be released by proteolytic cleavage.
Entry Term(s)
Collagen Type XVIII, alpha1 Subunit
Collagen XVIII
Collagen alpha1(XVIII)
Procollagen Type XVIII
Type XVIII Collagen
XVIII Collagen
alpha1(XVIII) Collagen
Registry Number
Previous Indexing
Collagen (1994-2003)
Peptide Fragments (1997-2003)
Public MeSH Note
2004; COLLAGEN TYPE XVIII & COLLAGEN XVIII were indexed under COLLAGEN & PEPTIDE FRAGMENTS 1997-2002; COLLAGEN ALPHA1(XVIII) was indexed under COLLAGEN 1994-2002
History Note
2004; use COLLAGEN TYPE XVIII (NM) 1994-2002
Date Established
Date of Entry
Revision Date
Collagen Type XVIII Preferred
Procollagen Type XVIII Narrower
Collagen Type XVIII, alpha1 Subunit Narrower
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