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Unformatted text preview: 6. Cell differentiation markers These markers refer to gene products (usually proteins) that are characteristic and unique to a specific cell type. (e.g., the ephrinB2 transmembrane protein found only in differentiated arterial ECs). EphrinB2 is not expressed in undifferentiated ECs or in venous endothelial cells. 7. Immunocyto (histo) chemistry A technique used to identify and locate cell-specific markers on cells or tissues by using a labeled antibody and a microscopic technique to visualize the label. 8. Scanning confocal fluorescence microscopy A microscopic technique used to visualize fluorescently labeled antibodies or other fluorescent molecules bound to cells or tissues. 9. E E refers to the age of embryos. For example, E15.5 refers to a mouse embryo that is 15.5 days old (has developed in utero for 15.5 days since conception). Mice have a gestation period of 21 22 days....
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- Summer '08
- cell biology