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Neuroepithelial Bodies MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Neuroepithelial Bodies
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.915.500.530.550
A08.800.950.500.530.550
A11.436.690.550
A11.671.650.915.500.530.550
Unique ID
D046568
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D046568
Scope Note
Innervated clusters of NEUROEPITHELIAL CELLS found in the LUNGS. They act as airway OXYGEN sensors, releasing regulatory PEPTIDES and SEROTONIN in response to HYPOXIA.
Previous Indexing
Epithelial Cells (1973-2004)
Neurosecretory Systems (1982-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Neuroepithelial Bodies Preferred
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