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Tauopathies MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Tauopathies
Tree Number(s)
C10.574.945
Unique ID
D024801
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D024801
Scope Note
Neurodegenerative disorders involving deposition of abnormal tau protein isoforms (TAU PROTEINS) in neurons and glial cells in the brain. Pathological aggregations of tau proteins are associated with mutation of the tau gene on chromosome 17 in patients with ALZHEIMER DISEASE; DEMENTIA; PARKINSONIAN DISORDERS; progressive supranuclear palsy (SUPRANUCLEAR PALSY, PROGRESSIVE); and corticobasal degeneration.
Entry Term(s)
Tauopathy
Previous Indexing
tau Proteins (1997-2001)
See Also
Dementia
Neurofibrillary Tangles
tau Proteins
Public MeSH Note
2002
History Note
2002
Date Established
2002/01/01
Date of Entry
2001/07/25
Revision Date
2005/07/07
Tauopathies Preferred
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