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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The CD79BxDR SCORPION can bind to two different targets: CD79B, a lineage-restricted component of the B-cell antigen receptor, and HLA-DR, an HLA Class II molecule.
Based around its proprietary c-mycER(TAM) cell immortalisation technology, ReNeuron has now developed a fully controllable system for generating somatic, or lineage-restricted, human stem cell lines.