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Descriptor in English: Antibodies
Descriptor in Spanish: Anticuerpos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Anticorpos
Descriptor in French: Anticorps
Tree number(s): D12.776.124.486.485.114
D12.776.124.790.651.114
D12.776.377.715.548.114
Scope note: Immunoglobulin molecules having a specific amino acid sequence by virtue of which they interact only with the ANTIGEN (or a very similar shape) that induced their synthesis in cells of the lymphoid series (especially PLASMA CELLS).
Annotation: antibodies to IMMUNOGLOBULIN A; IMMUNOGLOBULIN G; etc. = ANTIBODIES, ANTI-IDIOTYPIC (IM) + IMMUNOGLOBULIN A; IMMUNOGLOBULIN G; etc. (IM); ANTIBODY-TOXIN CONJUGATES is available as toxin carrier: see note there
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
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
See also the descriptors: Antigen-Antibody Reactions MeSH
DeCS UI: 916
Descriptor UI: D000906
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/01/24
Antibodies - Preferred
Concept UI M0001352
Scope note Immunoglobulin molecules having a specific amino acid sequence by virtue of which they interact only with the ANTIGEN (or a very similar shape) that induced their synthesis in cells of the lymphoid series (especially PLASMA CELLS).
Preferred term Antibodies



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