Stem cell resting state regulation revealed

| | June 6, 2012
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The growth or production of hematopoietic stem cells (stem cells that give rise to all blood cell types) is known as proliferation, and when cells are in a resting state, not actively proliferating, it is known as quiescence. While it was believed that quiescence took place because of a lack nutrients or stimulation, meaning the cell had no other option but to rest, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine now say this process is actively regulated.

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