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Cord Factors MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Cord Factors
Tree Number(s)
D10.390.240
D23.946.123.208
Unique ID
D003311
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003311
Scope Note
Toxic glycolipids composed of trehalose dimycolate derivatives. They are produced by MYCOBACTERIUM TUBERCULOSIS and other species of MYCOBACTERIUM. They induce cellular dysfunction in animals.
Entry Term(s)
Cord Factor
Trehalose Dimycolates
Trehalose-6,6'-Dimycolate
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Glycolipids (1971-1974)
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (1974)
Trehalose (1973-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under GLYCOLIPIDS 1980-90; was CORD FACTOR see under GLYCOLIPIDS 1975-79
Online Note
use CORD FACTORS to search CORD FACTOR 1975-79
History Note
91(80); was see under GLYCOLIPIDS 1980-90; was CORD FACTOR see under GLYCOLIPIDS 1975-79
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/11
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Cord Factors Preferred
Trehalose-6,6'-Dimycolate Narrower
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