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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Basch will focus on isolating and characterizing pluripotential hematopoietic stem cells -- an understanding of which is crucial to developing new strategies for bone marrow transplantation and gene therapy, as well as for analyzing the action of genetically modified growth factors.