Jinwei Du

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Isolated rods enzymatically removed from normal adult rat retina have been transplanted to the subretinal space of adult rats with a retinal dystrophy which has destroyed almost all the photoreceptors. These transplanted rods survive for months after transplantation during which time they form synapses with other retinal cells. Rod spherules with large(More)
Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) are defined by their capacity for self-renewal and constantly giving rise to multi-lineage blood cells. In adults, the HSC population is believed to reside in the hypoxic bone marrow microenvironment and remains relatively quiescent. Although many cell-intrinsic and/or-extrinsic factors have been shown to regulate HSC(More)
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