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Descriptor English: Antigens
Descriptor Spanish: Antígenos
Descriptor Portuguese: Antígenos
Descriptor French: Antigènes
Entry term(s): Antigen
Tree number(s): D23.050
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000941
Scope note: Substances that are recognized by the immune system and induce an immune reaction.
Annotation: general or unspecified; prefer specifics
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
Related: Antigen-Antibody Reactions MeSH
Receptors, Antigen MeSH
DeCS ID: 948
Unique ID: D000941
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Antigens - Preferred
Concept UI M0001407
Scope note Substances that are recognized by the immune system and induce an immune reaction.
Preferred term Antigens
Entry term(s) Antigen



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