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Descriptor English: Immunological Synapses
Descriptor Spanish: Sinapsis Inmunológicas
Descriptor Portuguese: Sinapses Imunológicas
Descriptor French: Synapses immunologiques
Entry term(s): Immunological Synapse
Synapse, Immunological
Synapses, Immunological
Tree number(s): A11.284.149.165.420.548
A15.382.370
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D054992
Scope note: The interfaces between T-CELLS and ANTIGEN-PRESENTING CELLS. Supramolecular organization of proteins takes place at these synapses involving various types of immune cells. Immunological synapses can have several functions including LYMPHOCYTE ACTIVATION; enhancing, balancing, or terminating signaling; or directing cytokine secretion.
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Public MeSH Note: 2009
History Note: 2009
Related: Antigen Presentation MeSH
DeCS ID: 52988
Unique ID: D054992
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Date Established: 2009/01/01
Date of Entry: 2008/07/08
Immunological Synapses - Preferred
Concept UI M0511962
Scope note The interfaces between T-CELLS and ANTIGEN-PRESENTING CELLS. Supramolecular organization of proteins takes place at these synapses involving various types of immune cells. Immunological synapses can have several functions including LYMPHOCYTE ACTIVATION; enhancing, balancing, or terminating signaling; or directing cytokine secretion.
Preferred term Immunological Synapses
Entry term(s) Immunological Synapse
Synapse, Immunological
Synapses, Immunological



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