"CD40 Ligand" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- CD40 Ligand
- Antigens, CD154
- CD154 Antigen
- Tumor Necrosis Factor Ligand Superfamily Member 5
- gp39 Antigen, T-Cell
- T-Cell gp39 Antigen
- gp39 Antigen, T Cell
- T-B Cell Activating Molecule
- TNF Superfamily, Member 5
- Antigen, CD154
- CD154 Antigens
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