cell strain
An in vitro culture initiated by asexual reproduction from a single cell. Such cell lines should represent a population of genetically homogenous cells. Strains are defined by specific properties or markers used for their selection.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • cell strain — cell strain. = cell line (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • cell strain — /ˈsɛl streɪn/ (say sel strayn) noun Biology a cell culture grown in a laboratory from an original cell or cells, having a limited ability to propagate. Compare cell line …   Australian English dictionary

  • cell strain — Cells adapted to culture, but with finite division potential. See cell line …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cell strain — cells derived from a primary culture by the selection and cloning of cells with specific properties; cells are adapted to culture but do not have the potential for infinite division. Cf. cell line …   Medical dictionary

  • cell line — /ˈsɛl laɪn/ (say sel luyn) noun Biology a cell culture grown in a laboratory from an original cell or cells, which will proliferate indefinitely given the maintenance of favourable conditions. Compare cell strain …   Australian English dictionary

  • cell line — Cell Biol. a perpetuating strain of cells in laboratory culture. [1950 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • strain — 1. A population of homogeneous organisms possessing a set of defined characteristics; in bacteriology, the set of descendants that retains the characteristics of the ancestor; members of a s. that subsequently differ from the original isolate are …   Medical dictionary

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  • Cell wall — A cell wall is a tough, flexible and sometimes fairly rigid layer surrounding a cell, located external to the cell membrane, which provides the cell with structural support, protection, and acts as a filtering mechanism. A major function of the… …   Wikipedia

  • cell line — noun : a cell culture selected for uniformity from a cell population derived from a usually homogeneous tissue source (as an organ) a newly established cell line derived from human endometrial carcinoma Biological Abstracts * * * Cell Biol. a… …   Useful english dictionary

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