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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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Instead, the large megakaryocytes represent passive obstacles, and thus significantly influence migration of other cells such as hematopoietic stem cells and neutrophils in the bone marrow.
The study will also measure the number of hematopoietic stem cells in the blood after dosing with MGTA-145 alone and in combination with plerixafor.
While Pakistan can perform transplants using completely matched hematopoietic stem cells, it is still not experienced in handling half-matched procedures, Tahira said.
[U.S.A], December 28 ( ANI ): In a new research, a group of scientists have managed to find the pernicious effect of obesity on the long-term health of blood-making stem cells (hematopoietic stem cells).
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) is an important treatment option for children with severe and refractory disease and debilitating clinical complications [3-5].
In comparison, GD 11.5 cells were initially analyzed to characterize the hematopoietic stem cells before the differentiation potential was interrogated.
We construct a modeling set of delay-differential equations that captures the effect of both hematopoietic inducing agents and chemotherapy treatment on the number of hematopoietic stem cells. Patients receiving chemotherapy to eliminate cancer cells experience a significant loss of hematopoietic stem cells.
However, at present not every leukemia patient can find a matchable doner, so a simple solution to this problem would be to increase hematopoietic stem cells.
This volume is a compendium of 20 papers on hematopoietic stem cells (the cells from which all blood cells of all types differentiate).
Zandstra was cited as lead author of a research paper on a Canadian technology entitled "Rapid Expansion of Human Hematopoietic Stem Cells (HSC's) by Automated Control of Inhibitory Feedback Signaling." Zandstra and his research team were cited specifically cited for their breakthrough discover based on a Fed-Batch bioreactor technology that has the potential to improve the viability and success of cord blood stem cell transplantation by allowing for better-matched donors and increasing the number of stem cells in a transplant unit.

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