Published in Hematology Week, February 9th, 2004
"We examined serum levels of the angiogenic factors, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), basic fibroblast growth factor (bFGF), and hepatocyte growth factor (HGF), in normal donors for allogeneic peripheral blood stem cell (PBSC) transplantation," researchers in Japan wrote.
"Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) (filgrastim 400 microgram/m2/day (d)) was administered to 23 donors for 5 d and aphereses were performed on days 4 and 5," described K. Fujii and colleagues, Okayama University, Department of Medicine.
"Although bFGF remained at...
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