Sakon Singha

Learn More
Sialic acid-binding immunoglobulin-like lectin (Siglec)-5 or CD170 is a CD33-related receptor, containing cytoplasmic immune receptor-based tyrosine signalling motifs, that has previously been reported to be myeloid-specific like CD33 and thus may be useful in the characterization of both normal and malignant haemopoiesis. This study showed that Siglec-5(More)
Recent studies have demonstrated defective bone marrow homing of hematopoietic stem cells after cytokine expansion culture. Adhesion receptors (ARs) are essential to the homing process, and it is possible that cytokine culture modulates AR expression. We studied changes in expression of very late antigen-4 (VLA-4), VLA-5, L-selectin, leukocyte(More)
Absence of lymph nodes in nonmammalian species, expression of MHCII by APCs in the periphery, and the recent findings that T cells can change their polarization status after presentation in the lymph nodes imply a role for MHCII-mediated presentation outside the organized lymphoid tissue. This study shows that MHCII(+) ECs and DCs from the intestinal mucosa(More)
The long-term culture-initiating cell (LTC-IC) assay is a physiological approach to the quantitation of primitive human hematopoietic cells. The readout using identification of cobblestone area-forming cells (CAFC) has gained popularity over the LTC-IC readout where cells are subcultured in a colony-forming cell assay. However, comparing the two assays,(More)
This study aimed to assess the potential of human cord blood (CB) cells to engraft in the xenogenic non-obese diabetic/severe combined immunodeficient (NOD/SCID) mouse model after in vitro expansion culture. We also studied the quality of human haemopoiesis arising from the transplantation of fresh or expanded cells in this model. Cord blood CD34(+) cells(More)
  • 1