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Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.485.705.500
D12.776.124.790.651.705.500
D12.776.377.715.548.705.500
Unique ID
D007143
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007143
Annotation
gammopathy: coordinate IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS (IM) with PARAPROTEINEMIAS (IM) but consider also HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA (IM) or HEAVY CHAIN DISEASE (IM), follow text
Scope Note
The largest of polypeptide chains comprising immunoglobulins. They contain 450 to 600 amino acid residues per chain, and have molecular weights of 51-72 kDa.
Entry Term(s)
Heavy-Chain Immunoglobulins
Ig Heavy Chains
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Subgroup VH-I
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Subgroup VH-III
Immunoglobulins, Heavy-Chain
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Immunoglobulin Fragments (1973-1974)
See Also
Heavy Chain Disease
Public MeSH Note
2006; see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, HEAVY-CHAIN 1992-2005, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, HEAVY CHAIN 1976-1991, see IMMUNOGLOBULIN FRAGMENTS 1973-1975
History Note
2006 (1973)
Date Established
1976/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/05/24
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains Preferred
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Subgroup VH-III Narrower
Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain Subgroup VH-I Narrower
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