Human umbilical cord blood myeloid progenitor cells are relatively chemoresistant: a potential model for autologous transplantations in HIV-infected newborns.

@article{Toren1997HumanUC,
  title={Human umbilical cord blood myeloid progenitor cells are relatively chemoresistant: a potential model for autologous transplantations in HIV-infected newborns.},
  author={Amos Toren and Miriam Einat and Ina Fabian and Arnon Nagler},
  journal={American journal of hematology},
  year={1997},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={161-7}
}
Vertical transmission from mother to child occurs in 15-39% of women infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Stem cell transplantation has recently been suggested as a potential therapy for patients with HIV infection. We have examined the possible advantages of human cord blood (HUCB) stem cells over bone marrow (BM) stem cells in the… CONTINUE READING