organ specificity

organ specificity

a term describing a substance or activity that is identified with a specific organ, commonly applied to enzymes that function in particular organ systems.
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Screening phage display libraries against specific target tissues is a direct and fast method to identify novel peptide sequences with tissue/ organ specificity (20).
Hussain a, Maqbool A, Hussain S, Athar M, Shakoo A, Amin MK: Studies on prevalence and organ specificity of hydatidosis in ruminents slaughtered at Karachi and Faisalabad abattoir.
It was further analyzed to check out the overall prevalence of sex wise, age wise and organ specificity.
To find out the organ wise prevalence of hydatid cysts per year in the population, total recorded cases of hydatid cysts were divided according to organ specificity per year.
Neurons develop at the same time as the endothelial cells," Shusta said, noting that, in development, the cells secrete chemical cues that help determine organ specificity.
Endothelial cell heterogeneity and organ specificity.
Portray symbolism with appropriate organ specificity
As well as sensitivity and specificity, a desirable property of a cancer serum marker is organ specificity.
Most tumor markers in routine clinical practice lack organ specificity (1).
Organ specificity is desired for the treatment of inherited diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, which affects the lungs.