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Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


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Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells
Tree Number(s)
A08.637.550
A11.650.550
A11.872.653.500
Unique ID
D000073637
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000073637
Scope Note
Neuroglial cells that first appear during mid-embryogenesis in the central nervous system of mammals and give rise to OLIGODENDROCYTES. Mitotically-active populations remain through late adulthood and are capable of regenerating MYELIN lost to disease or injury.
Entry Term(s)
Oligodendrocyte Precursors
Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells
Oligodendrocyte Progenitors
Pre-Oligodendrocytes
Preoligodendrocytes
Previous Indexing
Oligodendroglia (1984-2017)
Public MeSH Note
2018
History Note
2018
Date Established
2018/01/01
Date of Entry
2017/07/11
Revision Date
2017/01/17
Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells Preferred
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