Kinetics and Control of White Cell Production by Bone Marrow

  • C. G. Craddock


The compartmental sizes, distribution, renewal rates and turnover of granulocytes in normal man have been defined reasonably well elsewhere and will be merely summarized here. Table 1, taken from Cronkite (1), Cartwright (2) and others (3), presents the most significant features. This information has derived from kinetic studies with various types of cell labels, calculations of proliferative activity and estimates of total cell numbers at various stages of maturation.


Pluripotential Stem Cell Acute Leukemia Mature Cell Mature Granulocyte Stem Cell Concept 
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  • C. G. Craddock
    • 1
  1. 1.University of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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