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Immunoglobulin Constant Regions MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Immunoglobulin Constant Regions
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.485.538
D12.776.124.790.651.538
D12.776.377.715.548.538
Unique ID
D007127
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007127
Scope Note
The domains of the immunoglobulin molecules that are invariable in their amino acid sequence within any class or subclass of immunoglobulin. They confer biological as well as structural functions to immunoglobulins. One each on both the light chains and the heavy chains comprises the C-terminus half of the IMMUNOGLOBULIN FAB FRAGMENT and two or three of them make up the rest of the heavy chains (all of the IMMUNOGLOBULIN FC FRAGMENT)
Entry Version
IG CONSTANT REGIONS
Entry Term(s)
Constant Region, Ig
Ig Constant Regions
Immunoglobulin Constant Region
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Gamma Globulins (1966-1971)
Immunoglobulin Allotypes (1975-1978)
Immunoglobulins (1972-1978)
Immunoglobulins, Fc (1973)
specific immunoglobulin fragment (1973-1978)
See Also
Immunoglobulin Domains
Public MeSH Note
2006; see IMMUNOGLOBULIN CONSTANT REGION 1988-2005, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS 1979-1987; for CONSTANT REGION IG see IMMUNOGLOBULIN CONSTANT REGION 1979-1991
Online Note
use IMMUNOGLOBULIN CONSTANT REGION to search CONSTANT REGION, IG 1979-91
History Note
2006 (1979)
Date Established
1988/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/17
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Immunoglobulin Constant Regions Preferred
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