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Glucagon-Secreting Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glucagon-Secreting Cells
Tree Number(s)
A03.734.414.065
A06.300.414.043
A06.390.087
A11.382.625.064
A11.436.294.064
Unique ID
D050416
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D050416
Annotation
/transpl: do not routinely coordinate with ISLETS OF LANGERHANS TRANSPLANTATION
Scope Note
A type of pancreatic cell representing about 5-20% of the islet cells. Alpha cells secrete GLUCAGON.
Entry Term(s)
Pancreatic A Cells
Pancreatic alpha Cells
alpha Cells, Pancreatic
Previous Indexing
Glucagon (1970-2005)
Islets of Langerhans (1970-2005)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see ISLETS OF LANGERHANS 1980-2005
History Note
2006; use ISLETS OF LANGERHANS 1980-2005
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Glucagon-Secreting Cells Preferred
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