burst forming unit
(= BFU-E)
A bone marrow stem cell lineage detected in culture by its mitotic response to erythropoietin and subsequent erythrocytic differentiation in about 12 mitotic cycles into erythrocytes.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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