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B cell maturation is affected by factors found in the microenvironment of the bone marrow. A new tachykinin neuropeptide family member, HK-1, and TSLP both seem to aid the pre-B cell stage.

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  1. Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCLA School of Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1732, USA. kdorshki@mednet.ucla.edu

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