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Erythrocyte Aging MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Erythrocyte Aging
Tree Number(s)
G04.043.260
G07.345.124.130.260
G09.188.230
Unique ID
D004905
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004905
Annotation
coord with disease /‌blood, not /‌physiopathol
Scope Note
The senescence of RED BLOOD CELLS. Lacking the organelles that make protein synthesis possible, the mature erythrocyte is incapable of self-repair, reproduction, and carrying out certain functions performed by other cells. This limits the average life span of an erythrocyte to 120 days.
Entry Term(s)
Erythrocyte Survival
NLM Classification #
WH 150
Public MeSH Note
67
History Note
67(65)
Date Established
1967/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/07/07
Erythrocyte Aging Preferred
Erythrocyte Survival Related
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