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Neutrophil Activation MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Neutrophil Activation
Tree Number(s)
G12.604
Unique ID
D018375
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018375
Scope Note
The process in which the neutrophil is stimulated by diverse substances, resulting in degranulation and/or generation of reactive oxygen products, and culminating in the destruction of invading pathogens. The stimulatory substances, including opsonized particles, immune complexes, and chemotactic factors, bind to specific cell-surface receptors on the neutrophil.
Previous Indexing
Neutrophils (1978-1994)
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/01/25
Revision Date
2016/06/23
Neutrophil Activation Preferred
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