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Low Blood Cell Counts Could Be Treated by Regulating Stem Cells.

Posted by barb@stemsave.com on Dec 16, 2014 11:22:59 AM

Megakaryotes may hold the ability to regulate the amount of blood that stem cells produce.

According to new research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research, hematopoietic stem cells [stem cells that produce blood] are directly regulated by megakaryocytes, the blood cells responsible for healing wounds. The researchers found that megakaryotes produce two growth factors; one that signals for hematopoietic stem cells to proliferate, and one that keeps them in an inactive state. This relationship controls the amount of blood being produced in the body.

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Topics: Artery, Blood Cancer, stemsaveblog, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Debilitating Diseases, Stemcells, autologousstemcells, hematological malignancies, Blood vessel

Rare Genetic Diseases Cured with Stem Cells

Posted by pamela@stemsave.com on Jul 15, 2013 10:29:17 AM

Translational Genomics

Recently, researchers utilized stem cells to successfully treat six children with rare genetic diseases. Three of the children were born with Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD), a hereditary neurodegenerative disease. The other three children were born with Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome (WAS), a hereditary immune system disorder.

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Topics: Wiskott-Aldrich Syndrome, stemsaveblog, Metachromatic Leukodystrophy, Stemcells, translational genomics, autologousstemcells

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