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Blood Support

27 February 2024

Blood Support

During embryonic development, generation of the stem cells from which all blood cell types are derived relies on a subset of vessel smooth muscle cells that bear the Runx1 molecule – insight towards lab-based production of blood components for transfusions

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Written by Lindsey Goff

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