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Hæmatopoietic Stem Cells

Naturevolume 204pages589590 (1964) | Download Citation



NORMAL hæmatopoiesis is initiated and maintained by hæmatopoietic stem cells. These cells perform two functions: (1) they differentiate into mature hæmic elements, and (2) they maintain and renew the population of stem cells. It is these stem cells which seed, differentiate and reproduce, thus effecting successful hæmatopoietic transplants.

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  1. Section of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital, Chicago

    • J. P. LEWIS
    •  & F. E. TROBAUGH jun.
  2. Department of Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago

    • J. P. LEWIS
    •  & F. E. TROBAUGH jun.


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