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Chemokines MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chemokines
Tree Number(s)
D12.644.276.374.200
D12.776.467.374.200
D23.125.300
D23.469.200
D23.529.374.200
Unique ID
D018925
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018925
Annotation
chemokines stands for CHEMOtactic cytoKINES; general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
Class of pro-inflammatory cytokines that have the ability to attract and activate leukocytes. They can be divided into at least three structural branches: C; (CHEMOKINES, C); CC; (CHEMOKINES, CC); and CXC; (CHEMOKINES, CXC); according to variations in a shared cysteine motif.
Entry Term(s)
Chemokine
Chemotactic Cytokine
Chemotactic Cytokines
Cytokines, Chemotactic
Intercrine
Intercrines
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Chemotactic Factors (1992-1995)
Cytokines (1992-1995)
See Also
Chemotaxis, Leukocyte
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/02/17
Revision Date
2020/04/09
Chemokines Preferred
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