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Megakaryocytes

Known as: Megakaryocytic, Megalokaryocyte, Megakaryocyte 
Very large bone marrow cells which release mature blood platelets.
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2013
Review
2013
Circulating blood platelets are specialized cells that prevent bleeding and minimize blood vessel injury. Large progenitor cells… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Background The JAK2V617F allele has recently been identified in patients with polycythemia vera (PV), essential thrombocytosis… 
Review
2005
Review
2005
Platelets are formed and released into the bloodstream by precursor cells called megakaryocytes that reside within the bone… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Megakaryocytes release mature platelets in a complex process. Platelets are known to be released from intermediate structures… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have shown that coculture of bone marrow microvascular endothelial cells with hematopoietic progenitor cells results in… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
THE development of blood cells including expansion of megakaryocyte progenitor cells requires the interplay of marrow stromal… 
Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Physiological platelet synthesis is thought to require the humoral activities of meg-CSF and thrombopoietin, which respectively… 
Highly Cited
1970
Highly Cited
1970
Summary. The mouse yolk sac has been shown to contain in‐vivo colony forming cells capable of producing granulocytic… 
Highly Cited
1963
Highly Cited
1963
Normal mouse blood-forming tissue contains a class of cells which, on being transplanted into heavily irradiated mice, can…