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Sertoli Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sertoli Cells
Tree Number(s)
A05.360.444.849.789
A11.382.952
A11.436.837
Unique ID
D012708
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012708
Scope Note
Supporting cells projecting inward from the basement membrane of SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES. They surround and nourish the developing male germ cells and secrete the ANDROGEN-BINDING PROTEIN and hormones such as ANTI-MULLERIAN HORMONE. The tight junctions of Sertoli cells with the SPERMATOGONIA and SPERMATOCYTES provide a BLOOD-TESTIS BARRIER.
Entry Term(s)
Sertoli Cell
Public MeSH Note
68
History Note
68(64)
Date Established
1968/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Sertoli Cells Preferred
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