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Clonal Deletion MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Clonal Deletion
Tree Number(s)
G12.535.425.120
Unique ID
D017637
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017637
Annotation
a form of immune tolerance
Scope Note
Removal, via CELL DEATH, of immature lymphocytes that interact with antigens during maturation. For T-lymphocytes this occurs in the thymus and ensures that mature T-lymphocytes are self tolerant. B-lymphocytes may also undergo clonal deletion.
Entry Term(s)
Clonal Abortion
Previous Indexing
Clone Cells (1978-1993)
Immune Tolerance (1978-1993)
specific cell/immunology (1978-1993)
See Also
Apoptosis
Public MeSH Note
94
History Note
94
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/02/16
Revision Date
2016/06/16
Clonal Deletion Preferred
Clonal Abortion Related
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