Experimental Conditions Ontology

Last uploaded: October 7, 2019
Preferred Name

immunosuppressive agent

Synonyms

CHEBI:35705

Definitions

An agent that suppresses immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-cells or by inhibiting the activation of helper cells. In addition, an immunosuppressive agent is a role played by a compound which is exhibited by a capability to diminish the extent and/or voracity of an immune response.

ID

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/XCO_0000636

created_by

sjwang

creation_date

2019-08-01T12:47:37Z

definition

An agent that suppresses immune function by one of several mechanisms of action. Classical cytotoxic immunosuppressants act by inhibiting DNA synthesis. Others may act through activation of T-cells or by inhibiting the activation of helper cells. In addition, an immunosuppressive agent is a role played by a compound which is exhibited by a capability to diminish the extent and/or voracity of an immune response.

has_exact_synonym

CHEBI:35705

has_obo_namespace

experimental_condition_ontology

id

XCO:0000636

label

immunosuppressive agent

notation

XCO:0000636

prefLabel

immunosuppressive agent

treeView

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/XCO_0000341

subClassOf

http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/XCO_0000341

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