Maintaining Hematopoietic Stem Cells in the Vascular Niche

Mark J. Kiel, Sean J. Morrison

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In this issue of Immunity, Sugiyama et al. (2006) provide evidence that most bone-marrow hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) reside in vascular niches containing reticular cells that secrete CXCL12, a chemokine that promotes HSC maintenance.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)862-864
Number of pages3
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Infectious Diseases


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