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Descriptor English: Adult Stem Cells
Descriptor Spanish: Células Madre Adultas
Descriptor Portuguese: Células-Tronco Adultas
Descriptor French: Cellules souches adultes
Entry term(s): Adult Somatic Stem Cells
Adult Stem Cell
Somatic Adult Stem Cells
Somatic Stem Cell
Somatic Stem Cells
Stem Cell, Somatic
Stem Cells, Adult
Stem Cells, Somatic
Tree number(s): A11.872.040
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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).
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
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Stem Cells (1999-2006)
Public MeSH Note: 2007
History Note: 2007
DeCS ID: 52017
Unique ID: D053687
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2007/01/01
Date of Entry: 2006/07/05
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Adult Stem Cells - Preferred
Concept UI M0495580
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).
Preferred term Adult Stem Cells
Entry term(s) Adult Somatic Stem Cells
Adult Stem Cell
Somatic Adult Stem Cells
Somatic Stem Cell
Somatic Stem Cells
Stem Cell, Somatic
Stem Cells, Adult
Stem Cells, Somatic



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