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Histocompatibility Antigens

"Histocompatibility Antigens" 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.

MeSH information
A group of antigens that includes both the major and minor histocompatibility antigens. The former are genetically determined by the major histocompatibility complex. They determine tissue type for transplantation and cause allograft rejections. The latter are systems of allelic alloantigens that can cause weak transplant rejection.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Histocompatibility Antigens" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Histocompatibility Antigens" was a major or minor topic of these publication.