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The Dark Side of the Bone
09.10.2018

Discovery of stem cell light and darkness cycles may advance bone marrow transplantation

Bone marrow EPCR+ hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cell in an anticoagulant niche
03.11.2015

How does the body keep replenishing the supply of blood cells all our lives? Two pathways must work together

A metastatic breast cancer cell under a fluorescent microscope.
23.02.2015

The discovery of a new breast cancer gene holds hope for treatment

Prostaglandins guard stem cells by increasing the production of an inhibitory factor in the mesenchymal bone marrow cells. Mesenchymal cells are marked with a green protein (left); the inhibitory factor is red (center). Combined image (right): Treatment with prostaglandins (bottom) increases the secretion of the inhibitory factor
29.11.2012

A rare subgroup of immune cells act as stem cell “bodyguards”

Prostaglandins guard stem cells by increasing the production of an inhibitory factor in the mesenchymal bone marrow cells. Mesenchymal cells are marked with a green protein (left); the inhibitory factor is red (center). Combined image (right): Treatment with prostaglandins (bottom) increases the secretion of the inhibitory factor
22.10.2012

Insights into rare immune cells that keep blood stem cells in a youthful state may lead to better treatments
 

The two faces of BID. When duty calls, it leaves the cell nucleus to initiate cell suicide. Illustration: Elite Avni
23.04.2012

How does one protein direct two different life-or-death activities in the cell?

Prof. David Givol and research student Hilah Gal. Differences in expression
01.05.2007
What separates healthy stem cells from cancer stem cells?
 
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Bones Hold the Key to Blood Renewal
19.06.2006
Though we think of them as solid and permanent, our bones are actually constantly being rebuilt throughout our lives. A team of...
Stem Cells On Call
01.10.2003

How does the liver call for replacement cells from the bone marrow?

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