cell-surface marker


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marker

 [mahr´ker]
something that identifies or that is used to identify; see also determinant.
cell-surface marker an antigenic determinant found on the surface of a specific type of cell.
tumor marker a biochemical substance indicative of presence of a tumor; ideally, it should be specific, sensitive, and proportional to tumor load. Called also biomarker.

cell-surface marker

an antigenic determinant found on the surface of a specific type of cell.

cell-surface marker,

n an antigenic area on the surface of a cell that identifies that cell as a particular type.
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For absolute changes of all analyzed cell-surface markers based on an increment of 1 [micro]g/[m.
The use of these cell markers modifies the cells rendering them therapeutically unusable, making the identification of safe cell-surface markers essential.
Studies in humans, generally bracketing adolescence (6-19 years of age), have shown major changes in peripheral lymphocyte subpopulations as determined with cell-surface markers (85).