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Descriptor in English: Haptens
Descriptor in Spanish: Haptenos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Haptenos
Descriptor in French: Haptènes
Entry term(s): Agents, Contact-Sensitizing
Contact Sensitizing Agents
Contact-Sensitizing Agents
Tree number(s): D23.050.550.480
Scope note: Small antigenic determinants capable of eliciting an immune response only when coupled to a carrier. Haptens bind to antibodies but by themselves cannot elicit an antibody response.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
DE drug effects
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
History Note: 65(64)
DeCS UI: 6392
Descriptor UI: D006241
Date Established: 1965/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Haptens - Preferred
Concept UI M0009799
Scope note Small antigenic determinants capable of eliciting an immune response only when coupled to a carrier. Haptens bind to antibodies but by themselves cannot elicit an antibody response.
Preferred term Haptens
Contact-Sensitizing Agents - Narrower
Concept UI M0009798
Preferred term Contact-Sensitizing Agents
Entry term(s) Agents, Contact-Sensitizing
Contact Sensitizing Agents



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