Included are chapters on ophthalmic use; complex composite vascular tissue grafting such as hand and face transplantation; the use of donated gametes in assisted reproduction; the use of hemopoietic stem cells
and mesenchymal stem cells; embryonic or neural stem cells and the central nervous system, with a focus on Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord damage, and stroke; pancreatic islet cells; and cardiac stem cells.
The use of hemopoietic stem cells
derived from human umbilical cord blood to promote restoration of spinal cord tissue and recovery of hindlimb function in adult rats.
Most information is available from studies on hemopoietic stem cells
, which can produce different types of cells within the hemopoietic system but cannot transdifferentiate into other lineages.
Information about the donors will be available to Russian patients at the Karelian foundation of donors of hemopoietic stem cells
The high expression level of the mphl/rae28 gene in the WT mice with severely suppressed bone marrow cellularity is noteworthy with respect to the maintenance of the activity of hemopoietic stem cells
(Ohta et al.
Hemopoietic stem cells
are the foundation for blood and bone marrow cells.
Expression of Ang1 receptors on primitive hemopoietic stem cells
suggests that this factor may also be useful in regenerating blood cells -- as might be beneficial during chemotherapy -- as well as in forming blood vessels.
Functional isolation and characterization of human hemopoietic stem cells
Ly6d is used as a marker for lymphocytes in addition to hemopoietic stem cells
and lymphoid precursors (Classon 2001).
5,521,073 covering the gene that encodes the human Tie-2 ligand protein and a method of using the gene to make the Tie-2 ligand protein, a growth factor involved in blood vessel formation whose receptor is also present on hemopoietic stem cells
By identifying and comparing leukemic stem cells (LSC) and normal hemopoietic stem cells
from patients with myeloid and lymphoid malignancies, Dr.
in the Differentiation Process of Hemopoietic Stem Cells