Published in Blood Weekly, April 24th, 2003
Researchers in the United States "identified, cultured, characterized, and propagated adult pluripotent stem cells (PSC) from a subset of human peripheral blood monocytes."
"These cells, which in appearance resemble fibroblasts, expand in the presence of macrophage colony-stimulating factor and display monocytic and hematopoietic stem cell markers including CD14, CD34, and CD45," according to Y. Zhao and coauthors at Argonne National Laboratory.
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