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CD40 Ligand

"CD40 Ligand" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A membrane glycoprotein and differentiation antigen expressed on the surface of T-cells that binds to CD40 ANTIGENS on B-LYMPHOCYTES and induces their proliferation. Mutation of the gene for CD40 ligand is a cause of HYPER-IGM IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME, TYPE 1.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "CD40 Ligand" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "CD40 Ligand" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 317 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 35 publications in 2002
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