Grace Almeida-Porada

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Dear Editor: Sequestration, the attachment of erythrocytes infected with the mature stages of the malarial parasite, Plasmodium falciparum, to endothelial cells lining the postcapillary venules of the brain, liver, heart, tung, kidney, and small intestine, is characteristic of this human malaria. Vasoocclusion in these vital organs can lead to malfunction;(More)
Data from many laboratory and clinical investigations indicate that CD34+ cells comprise approximately 1% of human bone marrow (BM) mononuclear cells, including the progenitor cells of all the lymphohematopoietic lineages and lymphohematopoietic stem cells (stem cells). Because stem cells are an important but rare cell type in the CD34+ cell population,(More)
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