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Search Results for: marker

Marker enzyme

Definition noun, plural: marker enzymes Any enzyme confined to a particular organelle, cell, or cellular... Read More

Marker gene

Definition noun, plural: marker genes (genetics) A gene with known physical location, easily detectable phenotype, and whose... Read More

Biomarker

Definition noun, plural: biomarkers Any substance used in the detection and identification of the type of cell, organelle,... Read More

Genetic marker

Definition noun, plural: genetic markers A gene or (a fragment of) DNA sequence having a known location on a chromosome, has... Read More

Marker

Definition noun, plural: markers (general) Anything that marks or is used to mark, e.g. a location. (genetics) A gene or DNA... Read More

Selectable marker

selectable marker (Science: molecular biology) A gene whose expression allows one to identify cells that have been... Read More

Genetic map

Definition noun (1) A list of ordered genetic loci for a particular genome. (2) A map of the relative positions of genetic... Read More

Linkage map

Definition noun A genetic map showing the relative positions of genetic markers along a chromosome that is determined by... Read More

Endosome

Endosome Definition noun plural: endosomes en·do·some, ˈəndoˌsoʊm (cell biology) A membrane-bound cytoplasmic... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Hcg

Hcg --> human chorionic gonadotrophin (Science: hormone tumour marker) a hormone that is produced by the developing... Read More

Cisterna

Definition noun plural: cisternae cis·ter·na, sɪˈstɜːnə (cell biology) The flattened membrane disk containing... Read More

Syntenic genes

syntenic gene (Science: molecular biology) genes that are believed to be located on the same chromosome because they are... Read More

Cell

A cell is a membrane-bound structure that occurs as a functional independent unit of life (such as in unicellular organisms,... Read More

B lymphocyte

Definition noun, plural: B lymphocytes A lymphocyte that is produced in the bone marrow and is responsible for the... Read More

Map

Definition noun, plural: maps (1) A visual or graphical representation depicting the relative positions of objects, events,... Read More

Conjugate

Definition noun The complex formed from the joining together of two or more molecules, especially by covalent... Read More

Locus

Definition noun, plural: loci (general) A place, space or locality, especially a centre of an activity. (mathematics) The... Read More

Rough endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: rough endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A type of endoplasmic reticulum wherein polyribosomes... Read More

Cell membrane

Definition noun plural: cell membranes ˈmembɹeɪn The cell’s outer membrane made up of a two layers of phospholipids... Read More

Amylose

Definition noun, plural: amyloses A polysaccharide formed from alpha-D-glucopyranosyl units in alpha-(1,4) glycosidic... Read More

Endoplasmic reticulum

Definition noun plural: endoplasmic reticula (cell biology) A membrane-bound organelle that occurs as labyrinthine,... Read More

Null cell

null cell lymphocytes lacking typical markers of T or b-cells capable of lysing a variety of tumour or virus infected cells... Read More