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Stem cells and haemopoiesis 

Stem cells and haemopoiesis
Stem cells and haemopoiesis

C. A. Sieff



Chapter reviewed. Updates made to sections on phylogeny and ontogeny, negative regulation of erythropoiesis, and clinical studies with haemopoietic growth factors.

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date: 19 September 2021

Haemopoiesis is the process of the amplification and terminal differentiation of immature precursors of the formed elements of the blood. A complex but ordered process proceeds via stem cells, progenitor cells, and precursor cells to produce mature cells of many lineages—erythrocytes, platelets, basophils, polymorphonuclear leucocytes, monocyte/macrophages, eosinophils, and a variety of types of lymphocyte....

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