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Immunological Synapses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Immunological Synapses
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.149.165.420.548
A15.382.370
Unique ID
D054992
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054992
Scope Note
The interfaces between T-CELLS and ANTIGEN-PRESENTING CELLS. Supramolecular organization of proteins takes place at these synapses involving various types of immune cells. Immunological synapses can have several functions including LYMPHOCYTE ACTIVATION; enhancing, balancing, or terminating signaling; or directing cytokine secretion.
Entry Term(s)
Synapses, Immunological
See Also
Antigen Presentation
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Immunological Synapses Preferred
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