lineage-restricted

lineage-restricted

In cell biology, functionally and structurally limited to behave in a differentiated manner, e.g. like a fibroblast rather than a neuron, a myocyte, or a blood cell.
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In a study conducted at the Universite libre de Bruxelles, researchers identified a novel lineage-restricted stem cell in the mammary gland.
Development and manipulation of lineage-restricted progenitors is less elaborate.
Citation: "Induction of Multipotential Hematopoietic Progenitors from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells via Respecification of Lineage-Restricted Precursors"; Sergei Doulatov et al.