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Gene Rearrangement, B-Lymphocyte, Light Chain MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Gene Rearrangement, B-Lymphocyte, Light Chain
Tree Number(s)
G05.344.401.601
G12.500.274.601
Unique ID
D015328
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015328
Scope Note
Ordered rearrangement of B-lymphocyte variable gene regions coding for the kappa or lambda IMMUNOGLOBULIN LIGHT CHAINS, thereby contributing to antibody diversity. It occurs during the second stage of differentiation of the IMMATURE B-LYMPHOCYTES.
Entry Version
GENE REARR LIGHT CHAIN
Entry Term(s)
B Cell Light Chain Gene Rearrangement
B Cell kappa-Chain Gene Rearrangement
B Cell lambda-Chain Gene Rearrangement
B Lymphocyte Light Chain Gene Rearrangement
B-Cell Light Chain Gene Rearrangement
B-Lymphocyte Light Chain Gene Rearrangement
B-Lymphocyte kappa-Chain Gene Rearrangement
B-Lymphocyte lambda-Chain Gene Rearrangement
Previous Indexing
B Lymphocytes/immunology (1977-1988)
DNA/genetics (1977-1988)
Genes, Immunoglobulin (1977-1988)
Immunoglobulins, Light Chain/genetics (1977-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/01
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Gene Rearrangement, B-Lymphocyte, Light Chain Preferred
B-Lymphocyte lambda-Chain Gene Rearrangement Narrower
B-Lymphocyte kappa-Chain Gene Rearrangement Narrower
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