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Tetraspanins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Tetraspanins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.900
Unique ID
D059470
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059470
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A large superfamily of cell surface membrane proteins characterized by their four transmembrane domains. They play a role in a variety of processes such as cellular adhesion and motility. They may be involved in the organization of cell surface MEMBRANE MICRODOMAINS that regulate the activation of LEUKOCYTES.
Entry Term(s)
Tetraspanin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Membrane Proteins (1997-2011)
See Also
MARVEL Domain-Containing Proteins
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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