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CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes
Tree Number(s)
A11.118.637.555.567.569.220
A15.145.229.637.555.567.569.220
A15.382.490.555.567.569.220
Unique ID
D018414
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018414
Scope Note
A critical subpopulation of regulatory T-lymphocytes involved in MHC Class I-restricted interactions. They include both cytotoxic T-lymphocytes (T-LYMPHOCYTES, CYTOTOXIC) and CD8+ suppressor T-lymphocytes.
Entry Term(s)
CD8-Positive Lymphocytes
Suppressor T-Cells, CD8-Positive
Suppressor T-Lymphocytes, CD8-Positive
T8 Cells
T8 Lymphocytes
Previous Indexing
T-Lymphocyte Subsets (1991-1994)
T-Lymphocytes (1982-1994)
See Also
CD4-CD8 Ratio
CD8 Antigens
Public MeSH Note
95
History Note
95
Date Established
1995/01/01
Date of Entry
1994/05/23
Revision Date
2017/07/17
CD8-Positive T-Lymphocytes Preferred
Suppressor T-Lymphocytes, CD8-Positive Narrower
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