Published in Hematology Week, March 10th, 2003
According to a study from the United States, "glycosphingolipids (GSLs) are complex macromolecules on cell membranes that have been shown to play a role in neutrophil differentiation, activation, phagocytosis, and adhesion to both microorganisms and vascular endothelium."
"Because GSLs are often cryptic antigens on cell membranes, little is known regarding GSL expression in early myelopoiesis," explained L.L.W. Cooling and colleagues, University of Michigan.
"To study the latter, myeloblasts were collected from patients with acute nonlymphocytic leukemia (ANLL) who required...
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