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Interstitial Cells of Cajal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Interstitial Cells of Cajal
Tree Number(s)
A11.620.124
Unique ID
D056885
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056885
Scope Note
c-Kit positive cells related to SMOOTH MUSCLE CELLS that are intercalated between the autonomic nerves and the effector smooth muscle cells of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Different phenotypic classes play roles as pacemakers, mediators of neural inputs, and mechanosensors.
Previous Indexing
Gastrointestinal Tract/cytology or specifics (1972-2009)
See Also
Telocytes
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Revision Date
2015/01/12
Interstitial Cells of Cajal Preferred
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