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Adult Stem Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Adult Stem Cells
Tree Number(s)
A11.872.040
Unique ID
D053687
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053687
Scope Note
Tissue-specific stem cells (also known as Somatic Stem Cells) that appear during fetal development and remain in the body throughout life. The key functions of adult stem cells are to maintain and repair the specific tissues where they reside (e.g. skin or blood).
Entry Term(s)
Adult Somatic Stem Cells
Somatic Adult Stem Cells
Somatic Stem Cells
NLM Classification #
QU 325
Previous Indexing
Stem Cells (1999-2006)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2016/07/01
Adult Stem Cells Preferred
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