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Natural Killer T-Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Natural Killer T-Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.637.555.567.569.290
A15.145.229.637.555.567.569.360
A15.382.490.555.567.569.470
Unique ID
D055611
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D055611
Annotation
do not confuse with KILLER CELLS, NATURAL
Scope Note
A specialized subset of T-LYMPHOCYTES that exhibit features of INNATE IMMUNITY similar to that of NATURAL KILLER CELLS. They are reactive to glycolipids presented in the context of the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I-like molecule, CD1D ANTIGEN.
Entry Term(s)
Invariant Natural Killer T Cell
Invariant Natural Killer T-Cells
NKT Cell
NKT Cells
Natural Killer T-Cell
iNKT Cell
iNKT Cells
Previous Indexing
T-Lymphocytes (1986-2008)
Public MeSH Note
2009
History Note
2009
Date Established
2009/01/01
Date of Entry
2008/07/08
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Natural Killer T-Cells Preferred
Invariant Natural Killer T-Cells Narrower
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