hematopoietic stem cell

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hematopoietic stem cell

an actively dividing cell that is capable of self-renewal and of differentiation into any blood cell lineage.

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.
See also: cell

Hematopoietic stem cell

A cell that can develop into any type of specialized blood cell.
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Hematopoietic stem cells are part of the blood and, when they are transplanted, they are the inception for all of this tissue's cells.
This is why it is important to have large quantities of hematopoietic stem cells, so that compatible stem cells can be matched with the organ to be transplanted.
The current working model, which grew out of earlier work by Li and others, postulates that hematopoietic stem cells (HSC), which are part of the reserve pool sit quietly and only divide a few times a year.

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