Bulletin of Experimental Biology and Medicine

, Volume 127, Issue 1, pp 33–36 | Cite as

Induced cell death and its role in hemopoietic hypoplasia after cytostatic treatment

  • E. D. Gol'dberg
  • G. V. Karpova
  • E. A. Timina
  • I. A. Khlusov
General Pathology and Pathological Physiology
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Abstract

The morphological signs of apoptosis in the bone-marrow cells and thymocytes, indices of cellularity in these organs and in peripheral blood and the absolute number of committed bone marrow cells-precursors have been studied on CBA mice injected with Etoposid (1/2 LD50). The results of the study suggest that reduced cellular counts observed in the hemopoietic organs 3–6 h after the cytostatic injection are due to Etoposid-induced apoptosis.

Key words

Etoposid apoptosis morphology bone marrow thymus peripheral blood 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. D. Gol'dberg
    • 1
  • G. V. Karpova
    • 1
  • E. A. Timina
    • 1
  • I. A. Khlusov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Pharmacology, Tomsk Research CenterRussian Academy of Medical SciencesTomsk

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