Newborn blood can engraft adult mice without inducing graft-versus-host disease across non H-2 antigens.

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Cells derived from human cord blood were recently used instead of bone marrow (BM) for transplantation. However, several questions concerning the potential of these cells to reconstitute the hematopoietic and immunologic system of the recipient and to induce a graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) remain unanswered. Here we used newborn blood (NBB) cells from… (More)

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