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Keratinocytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Keratinocytes
Tree Number(s)
A11.409.500
A11.436.397
Unique ID
D015603
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015603
Scope Note
Epidermal cells which synthesize keratin and undergo characteristic changes as they move upward from the basal layers of the epidermis to the cornified (horny) layer of the skin. Successive stages of differentiation of the keratinocytes forming the epidermal layers are basal cell, spinous or prickle cell, and the granular cell.
Previous Indexing
Epidermis/cytology (1975-1989)
Keratin (1968-1989)
Skin/cytology (1968-1989)
Public MeSH Note
90
History Note
90
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/07/03
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Keratinocytes Preferred
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