The haematopoietic stem cells that rejuvenate blood depend on a dietary source of the amino acid valine — a finding that has been exploited to reduce the toxicity of bone-marrow transplantation in mice.
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Rowe, R., Daley, G. Valine starvation leads to a hungry niche. Nature 541, 166–167 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature21106
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