peripheral stem cells

peripheral stem cells

Hematology Stem cells in peripheral circulation. See Stem cells.
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8.5x10/kg CD34+ peripheral stem cells were collected.
Thrombocytopenia after allogeneic peripheral stem cell transplantation is a very common complication (1).
PBMCs and CD34+ cells from peripheral stem cells were treated with pterostilbene (0, 20, 40, and 80 [micro]M) and incubated for 48 h.
They found that if peripheral stem cells are maintained under defined growth conditions, they generate oligodendrocytes, which form the myelin layer that surrounds the neurons found in the brain and spinal cord.
Adrian added: "Thankfully I have had a very generous donor who has stepped forward and given me some of her peripheral stem cells. These stem cells can repopulate space where the old marrow was and these cells then grow into that space and start producing the red blood cells, white blood cells and the platelets - all the things the marrow would normally produce.
Clinical studies are showing that cord could become an important adjunct to marrow and peripheral stem cells for transplanting.
Ouchi was transferred from the hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences in Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, to the University of Tokyo Hospital, where he underwent the world's first transfusion of peripheral stem cells on Oct.
2 to receive the world's first transfusion of peripheral stem cells in treatment aimed at recovering his body's ability to produce blood.
After the accident, Ouchi's white blood cell count plummeted to nearly zero, effectively depriving him of an immune system and prompting doctors to move him to the University of Tokyo Hospital to undergo transfusions of peripheral stem cells in early October.
But the brother was a blood donor when doctors transplanted peripheral stem cells to Ouchi in October, and the doctors decided it would be unlikely that Ouchi's body would reject the skin from his brother.
Doctors had also considered a transfusion of peripheral stem cells for Shinohara, similar to one they are planning for another worker, Hisashi Ouchi, but gave it up after failing to find a matching donor among his relatives.
Ouchi, who was exposed to 17 sieverts of radiation, is due to receive a transfusion of peripheral stem cells Wednesday from his brother to activate his blood-producing functions, which has deteriorated due to a sustained drop in his white blood corpuscle and blood platelet count.

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