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Histocompatibility Antigens MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Histocompatibility Antigens
Tree Number(s)
D23.050.301.500
D23.050.705.552
Unique ID
D006649
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006649
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics but for humans, use HLA ANTIGENS; /‌genet permitted but consider also MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX
Scope Note
A group of antigens that includes both the major and minor histocompatibility antigens. The former are genetically determined by the major histocompatibility complex. They determine tissue type for transplantation and cause allograft rejections. The latter are systems of allelic alloantigens that can cause weak transplant rejection.
Entry Term(s)
Antigens, Transplantation
Histocompatibility Antigen
LD Antigens
SD Antigens
Transplantation Antigens
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Histocompatibility (1970-1972)
Immunology (1966-1972)
Transplantation (1966-1972)
Transplantation Immunology (1966-1969)
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/07/18
Histocompatibility Antigens Preferred
SD Antigens Narrower
LD Antigens Narrower
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