hematopoietic stem cell

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hematopoietic stem cell

A progenitor cell in the bone marrow that can replicate itself as well as produce precursor cells of the various blood cell lineages.
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Hematopoietic stem cell

A cell that can develop into any type of specialized blood cell.
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The Phase 3 trial was a 1:1 randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study involving 514 CMV seropositive subjects undergoing haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Chin, "Quality of life after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation in a multiracial population," Medical Journal of Malaysia, vol.
Chang, "Health psychology and distress after haematopoietic stem cell transplantation," European Journal of Cancer Care, vol.
Mark added that due to her constant pain and auto-neural problems, there was no better option but to undergo the haematopoietic stem cell transplant.
For the Retro Nectin treatment, VM106 utilizes a retro virus vector to inject gp91, the normal treatment gene, into the extracted haematopoietic stem cell of the patient.
The haematopoietic stem cells provide replenishment of red blood cells or immune cells, so they can be used for the treatment of leukemia, in a way that the diseased cells of the patient are replaced with healthy haematopoietic stem cells from a matched donor.
Citation: " M-CSF instructs myeloid lineage fate in single haematopoietic stem cells"; Noushine MossadeghKeller et al.; Nature, 2013; DOI: 10.1038/nature12026