Hemostasis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology


Umbilical cord blood (CB) is a valuable source of stem cells for transplantation, but CB transplantations are frequently complicated by delayed platelet engraftment. The reasons underlying this are unclear. We hypothesized that CBand peripheral-blood (PB)–derived megakaryocytes (MKs) respond differently to the adult hematopoietic microenvironment and to… (More)


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