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derived from a single cell; pertaining to a single clone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
In immunochemistry, pertaining to a protein from a single clone of cells, all molecules of which are the same; for example, in the case of Bence Jones protein, the chains are all κ or λ.
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Derived as clones from a single cell or produced by clones of a single cell: a monoclonal tumor.
A monoclonal product, such as a monoclonal antibody.
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monoclonaladjective Referring to a single clone of cells.
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immunochemistry Pertaining to a protein from a single clone of cells, all molecules of which are the same.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
monoclonalOf a group of cells derived from a single cell, all having the same GENOTYPE. Of a single CLONE of cells.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
Identical cells or proteins; cells (clones) derived from a single, genetically-distinct cell, or proteins produced by these cells.
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