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Plasma Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Plasma Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.063.438.725
A11.118.637.555.567.562.725
A15.145.229.637.555.567.562.725
A15.382.032.438.725
A15.382.490.555.567.562.725
Unique ID
D010950
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D010950
Annotation
not for BLOOD CELLS: they are antibody-producing cells
Scope Note
Specialized forms of antibody-producing B-LYMPHOCYTES. They synthesize and secrete immunoglobulin. They are found only in lymphoid organs and at sites of immune responses and normally do not circulate in the blood or lymph. (Rosen et al., Dictionary of Immunology, 1989, p169 & Abbas et al., Cellular and Molecular Immunology, 2d ed, p20)
Entry Term(s)
Plasmacytes
NLM Classification #
WH 400
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Plasma Cells Preferred
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