Bone marrow acts as one of the body's most prolific stem cell factories, pumping out cells that circulate to different parts of the body through the bloodstream.
What does BM stand for?
BM stands for Bone Marrow
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Samples in periodicals archive:
That's why he volunteered for an experimental treatment: a bone marrow transplant from a baboon.
To determine whether the protein plays a part in how stem cells operate, Zhang, Lindquist, and their Whitehead colleagues Andrew Steele and Harvey Lodish compared the blood and the blood-producing stem cells found in bone marrow in normal mice and in mice missing the gene for PrP.
Researchers have long known that immune cells derived from bone marrow provoke an infection-stopping inflammatory response in skin wounds.