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Descriptor English: Stem Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Madre
Descriptor Portuguese: Células-Tronco
Descriptor French: Cellules souches
Entry term(s): Cell, Mother
Cell, Progenitor
Cell, Stem
Cells, Mother
Cells, Progenitor
Cells, Stem
Colony Forming Unit
Colony Forming Units
Colony-Forming Unit
Colony-Forming Units
Mother Cell
Mother Cells
Progenitor Cell
Progenitor Cells
Stem Cell
Tree number(s): A11.872
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013234
Scope note: Relatively undifferentiated cells that retain the ability to divide and proliferate throughout postnatal life to provide progenitor cells that can differentiate into specialized cells.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Entry Combination: transplantation:Stem Cell Transplantation
Previous Indexing: Cell Differentiation (1966-1983)
Cell Line (1969-1983)
Cells, Cultured (1972-1983)
Colony-Forming Units Assay (1979-1983)
Public MeSH Note: 1984; for Oogonial Stem Cells see Adult Stem Cells 2014-2016
History Note: 1984; for Oogonial Stem Cells use Adult Stem Cells 2014-2016
Related: Cell Self Renewal MeSH
Stem Cell Research MeSH
DeCS ID: 13620
Unique ID: D013234
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1984/01/01
Date of Entry: 1983/02/24
Revision Date: 2016/07/06
Stem Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0020472
Scope note Relatively undifferentiated cells that retain the ability to divide and proliferate throughout postnatal life to provide progenitor cells that can differentiate into specialized cells.
Preferred term Stem Cells
Entry term(s) Cell, Mother
Cell, Progenitor
Cell, Stem
Cells, Mother
Cells, Progenitor
Cells, Stem
Mother Cell
Mother Cells
Progenitor Cell
Progenitor Cells
Stem Cell
Colony-Forming Unit - Broader
Concept UI M0020473
Preferred term Colony-Forming Unit
Entry term(s) Colony Forming Unit
Colony Forming Units
Colony-Forming Units



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