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Immunoglobulin mu-Chains MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Immunoglobulin mu-Chains
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.124.486.485.114.619.574.500
D12.776.124.486.485.705.500.500
D12.776.124.790.651.114.619.574.500
D12.776.124.790.651.705.500.500
D12.776.377.715.548.114.619.574.500
D12.776.377.715.548.705.500.500
Unique ID
D007148
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007148
Annotation
gammopathy: coordinate IMMUNOGLOBULIN MU-CHAINS (IM) with PARAPROTEINEMIAS (IM) but consider also HYPERGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA (IM) or HEAVY CHAIN DISEASE (IM), follow text; for immunoglobulin C mu (IG C mu) coordinate with IMMUNOGLOBULIN CONSTANT REGION
Scope Note
The class of heavy chains found in IMMUNOGLOBULIN M. They have a molecular weight of approximately 72 kDa and they contain about 57 amino acid residues arranged in five domains and have more oligosaccharide branches and a higher carbohydrate content than the heavy chains of IMMUNOGLOBULIN G.
Entry Version
IG MU CHAINS
Entry Term(s)
Ig mu Chains
Immunoglobulin mu-Chain
Immunoglobulins, mu-Chain
mu Immunoglobulin Heavy Chain
mu Immunoglobulin Heavy Chains
mu-Chain Immunoglobulins
Pharm Action
Immunologic Factors
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QW 601
Previous Indexing
IgM (1973-1975)
Immunoglobulin Fragments (1973-1975)
Immunoglobulins, Heavy Chain (1975)
Public MeSH Note
2006; see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, MU-CHAIN 1992-2005, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, MU CHAIN 1987-1991, see IMMUNOGLOBULINS, HEAVY CHAIN 1976-1986
History Note
2006 (1976)
Date Established
1987/01/01
Date of Entry
1975/07/23
Revision Date
2019/07/02
Immunoglobulin mu-Chains Preferred
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