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Descriptor English: Neutrophil Activation
Descriptor Spanish: Activación Neutrófila
Descriptor Portuguese: Ativação de Neutrófilo
Descriptor French: Activation des neutrophiles
Entry term(s): Activation, Neutrophil
Activations, Neutrophil
Neutrophil Activations
Tree number(s): G12.604
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018375
Scope note: The process in which the neutrophil is stimulated by diverse substances, resulting in degranulation and/or generation of reactive oxygen products, and culminating in the destruction of invading pathogens. The stimulatory substances, including opsonized particles, immune complexes, and chemotactic factors, bind to specific cell-surface receptors on the neutrophil.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Previous Indexing: Neutrophils (1978-1994)
Public MeSH Note: 95
History Note: 95
DeCS ID: 32113
Unique ID: D018375
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Date Established: 1995/01/01
Date of Entry: 1994/01/25
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Neutrophil Activation - Preferred
Concept UI M0027601
Scope note The process in which the neutrophil is stimulated by diverse substances, resulting in degranulation and/or generation of reactive oxygen products, and culminating in the destruction of invading pathogens. The stimulatory substances, including opsonized particles, immune complexes, and chemotactic factors, bind to specific cell-surface receptors on the neutrophil.
Preferred term Neutrophil Activation
Entry term(s) Activation, Neutrophil
Activations, Neutrophil
Neutrophil Activations



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