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Freund's Adjuvant MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Freund's Adjuvant
Tree Number(s)
D20.475
Unique ID
D005620
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005620
Scope Note
An antigen solution emulsified in mineral oil. The complete form is made up of killed, dried mycobacteria, usually M. tuberculosis, suspended in the oil phase. It is effective in stimulating cell-mediated immunity (IMMUNITY, CELLULAR) and potentiates the production of certain IMMUNOGLOBULINS in some animals. The incomplete form does not contain mycobacteria.
Entry Term(s)
Freund Adjuvant
Pharm Action
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Registry Number
9007-81-2
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64(63)
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Freund's Adjuvant Preferred
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