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Caco-2 Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Caco-2 Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.251.210.190.160
A11.251.860.180.160
A11.436.140
Unique ID
D018938
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018938
Annotation
Caco stands for adenoCArcinoma of the COlon; almost always NIM with no subheadings; check HUMAN; do not routinely add ADENOCARCINOMA or COLONIC NEOPLASMS
Scope Note
Human colonic ADENOCARCINOMA cells that are able to express differentiation features characteristic of mature intestinal cells, such as ENTEROCYTES. These cells are valuable in vitro tools for studies related to intestinal cell function and differentiation.
Previous Indexing
Cell Line (1984-1995)
Tumor Cells, Cultured (1988-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96
History Note
96
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/05/24
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Caco-2 Cells Preferred
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