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Descriptor English: Cell Wall Skeleton
Descriptor Spanish: Esqueleto de la Pared Celular
Descriptor Portuguese: Esqueleto da Parede Celular
Descriptor French: Squelette de la paroi cellulaire
Tree number(s): A11.284.183.200
D12.776.097.162
D12.776.395.560.186
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017358
Scope note: A mucoprotein found in the cell wall of various types of bacteria. It has adjuvant and antitumor activities and has been used to augment the production of lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells.
Annotation: restrict to bacteria; a mucoprotein of the bact cell wall: do not confuse with CYTOSKELETON, a network within the cytoplasm; coord IM with specific bacterium /ultrastruct, /chem or other pertinent qualif
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Pharm Action: Adjuvants, Immunologic
Previous Indexing: Mucoproteins (1976-1992)
Mycolic Acids (1976-1992)
Peptides (1974-1975)
Polysaccharides (1974-1975)
Public MeSH Note: 93; CELL WALL SKELETON was indexed under MYCOLIC ACIDS & MUCOPROTEINS 1976-92 & POLYSACCHARIDES & PEPTIDES 1974-75
Online Note: use CELL WALL SKELETON (NM) to search CELL WALL SKELETON 1982-92
History Note: 93; was CELL WALL SKELETON (NM) 1974-92
DeCS ID: 30793
Unique ID: D017358
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1993/01/01
Date of Entry: 1992/05/13
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Cell Wall Skeleton - Preferred
Concept UI M0026354
Scope note A mucoprotein found in the cell wall of various types of bacteria. It has adjuvant and antitumor activities and has been used to augment the production of lymphokine-activated killer (LAK) cells.
Preferred term Cell Wall Skeleton



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