Fat tissue could be source of hematopoietic stem cells

01/29/2010 | United Press International

Hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells are usually found in the bone marrow, but they can also be found in the fat tissue that moves between the bone marrow and peripheral blood, South Korean researchers said. "It's not outside the realm of possibility that a donor graft of adipose tissue-derived hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells might be able to partially replace the need for bone marrow transplantation within 10 years," a researcher said.

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