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Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition
Tree Number(s)
G04.356.500
Unique ID
D058750
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D058750
Annotation
epithelial-mesenchymal transition may occur in the progression of both neoplastic and non-neoplastic diseases
Scope Note
Phenotypic changes of EPITHELIAL CELLS to MESENCHYME type, which increase cell mobility critical in many developmental processes such as NEURAL TUBE development. NEOPLASM METASTASIS and DISEASE PROGRESSION may also induce this transition.
Entry Term(s)
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transformation
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Preferred
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