cell surface markers


a: Cell surface markers ~
b: fingerprint


"Cell surface markers are special proteins and carbohydrates attached to the cell membrane. While some proteins have the task of allowing the transport of molecules across the membrane, cell surface markers play a role in inter-cellular communication and recognition. In short, cell surface markers are like a fingerprint, specific to each kind of cell, and capable of being identified according to what kinds of markers are present on the membrane. "

Writer: Not Stated
Date: Jan 10 2015 9:58 AM

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