Hematopoietic Stem Cells

  • Mirjana Pavlovic
  • Bela Balint
Chapter
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Abstract

Hematopoietic stem cells are adult stem cells found mainly in the bone marrow and they provide the blood cells required for daily blood turnover and for fighting infections. Compared to adult stem cells from other tissues, hematopoietic stem cells are easy to obtain, as they can be either aspirated directly out of the bone marrow or stimulated to move into the peripheral blood stream, where they can be easily collected as shown by Balint et al.

Keywords

Leukemia 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mirjana Pavlovic
    • 1
  • Bela Balint
    • 2
  1. 1.Florida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Military Medical AcademyBelgradeSerbia

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