differentiation antigen

differentiation antigen

[dif·ə‚ren·chē¦ā·shən ′ant·i·jən]
(immunology)
A cell surface antigen that is expressed only during a specific period of embryological differentiation.
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Immunoselection in vivo: independent loss of MHC class I and melanocyte differentiation antigen expression in metastatic melanoma.
The markers were derived during a series of Human Leukocyte Differentiation Antigen workshops.
Three out of 13 analyzed patients showed T-cell immunity to melanoma antigen recognized by autologous T cells (MART-1) tissue differentiation antigen.
The CD14 monocyte differentiation antigen maps to a region encoding growth factors and receptors.
Myeloid cell surface phenotype in myelodysplasia: evidence for abnormal persistence of an early myeloid differentiation antigen.
Malignant fibrous histiocytoma: expression of monocyte/macrophage differentiation antigens detected with monoclonal antibodies.
This study was undertaken to examine the tissue distribution of a broad spectrum of monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) containing tetraspan antigens (CD9, CD63, CD151), endothelial cell antigens (CD31, CD36, CD105, CD106, CD146), integrins (CD49a-f, CD29, CD41, CD51, CD61), CD39, CD98, CD99, CD143 and, CD147 supplied from fifth and sixth international workshops and conferences on human leukocyte differentiation antigens in a comparative manner in human OA and normal synovium.
Although T cell lymphomas occur infrequently, they express early T cell differentiation antigens and are less often aneuploid than are B cell tumors.
These molecules, known as "ligands to differentiation antigens," are expected to be useful to both basic research and in the manufacture of safe cell-based therapies.
10] The designation of PBL is based on plasmablastic morphology of the neoplastic cells, as well as expression of plasma cell differentiation antigens.