Harvard Catalyst Profiles

Contact, publication, and social network information about Harvard faculty and fellows.

Immunoglobulin Switch Region

"Immunoglobulin Switch Region" 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 site located in the INTRONS at the 5' end of each constant region segment of a immunoglobulin heavy-chain gene where recombination (or rearrangement) occur during IMMUNOGLOBULIN CLASS SWITCHING. Ig switch regions are found on genes encoding all five classes (IMMUNOGLOBULIN ISOTYPES) of IMMUNOGLOBULIN HEAVY CHAINS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Immunoglobulin Switch Region" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Immunoglobulin Switch Region" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 26 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1991
To see the data from this visualization as text, click here.
Related Networks
People
Explore
_
Similar Concepts
_
Top Journals 
_
Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.