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Immunological Memory Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Immunological Memory Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.637.555.567.269
Unique ID
D000091244
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000091244
Scope Note
Antigen-specific immunologic cells which have a potential to form IMMUNOLOGIC MEMORY providing a rapid and robust response against a second encounter with the same antigen. Immunologic memory cells typically include B-Lymphocytes T-Lymphocytes and sometimes adaptive NK cells. Building immunologic memory cells is a basis of how a vaccine affords immunity to a specific pathogen.
Entry Term(s)
Immunologic Memory Cells
Memory Cells, Immunologic
Memory Cells, Immunological
Previous Indexing
Lymphocytes (1969-2021)
Public MeSH Note
2022
History Note
2022
Date Established
2022/01/01
Date of Entry
2021/07/09
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Immunological Memory Cells Preferred
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