A biomolecule which can be found by immunoassay (testing for the presence of the biomolecule) only in a particularly type of cell in the body. Thus, the biomolecule can serve as a marker for that cell type.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

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