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What are totipotent cells?

cells that give rise to all cells of an organism, including embryonic and extraembryonic tissues; e.g. a zygote.

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What are pluripotent cells?

cells that give rise to all cells of the embryo and adult tissues; e.g. embryonic stem cells.

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What are multipotent cells?

cells that give rise to different cell types of a given lineage (e.g. adult stem cells).

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Where are embryonic stem cells from?

the inner mass of blastocysts; they are pluripotent.

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Where do adult stem cells come from?

mature organs/tissues (bone marrow).

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Where does hematopoesis occur during the first six months of gestation?

blood islands -> liver -> spleen

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What is red marrow the source of?

all blood cells

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What are the 4 components of bone marrow?

stroma, parenchyma, sinusoids and hematopoetic cords

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What does the stroma do?

synthesizes and secretes hematopoeitic growth factors.

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What does the parenchyma do?

contains various lineages of hematopoetic cells in different stages of differetiation.

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What do the sinusoids do?

provide access for mature blood cells to move; they are lined by endothelium

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What are the hematopoietic cords?

they are bands of parenchyma and stroma lying between the sinusoids.

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What are the three major multipotential stem cells?

hematopoietic stem cell (HSC), myeloid stem cell, lymphoid stem cells

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What does the HSC differentiate into?

myeloid stem cells and lymphoid stem cells.

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How do mature blood cells migrate in the bone marrow?

from the hematopoietic cords through the sinusoidal endothelial walls into the sinusoids.

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What is the myeloid/erythroid ratio?

Total volume of cells in granulocytopoiesis/total volume of cells in erythropoiesis.

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What cells do lymphocytes produce?

T cells and B cells.

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What cells are derived from myeloid stem cells?

granlocyte-macrophages, eosinophil, basophil, magakaryocytes and erythroid cells.

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How do mature cells migrate into the blood stream?

they migrate from the hematopoietic cords into the sinusoids.

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What molecule is too large to migrate from the hematopoietic cords into the sinusoids?

megakaryocytes.

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What are the three compartments of hematopoietic cells?

stem cell, differentiating and functional compartment.

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What compartment/niche of the stem cell does the functional compartment contain?

Immediate precursors of mature blood cells, as well as mature blood cells.

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True or false: hematopoietic stem cells are pluripotential

True; they can become myeloid or tem cells.

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What kinds of cells do myeloid cells give rise to?

all blood cell lines except lymphocytes.

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What kind of cells do lymphoid stem cells give rise to?

lymphoid stem cells

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What are the two divisions of leukocytes?

granulocytes and agranulocytes. PIC

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What leukocytes are classified as granulocytes?

neutrophils, basophils, and eosinophils. PIC

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What leukocytes are classified as agranulocytes?

monocytes and lymphocytes. PIC

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What is a CFU?

colony forming unit.

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The myeloid stem cells give rise to what CFUS?

erythroid, megakaryocyte, basophil, eosinophil and granulocyte macrophage.

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When an erythroid interacts with erythropoietin, what molecule is formed?

proerythroblast PIC

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When a myegakaryocyte CFU interacts with thrombopoietin, what molecule is formed?

megakaryocytoblast PIC

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When a basophil CFU interacts with SFC, what molecule is formed?

myeoblast PIC

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When an eosinophil CFU interacts with SFC, what molecule is formed?

myeloblast PIC

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When a granulocyte/monocyte macrophage CFU interacts with M-CSF, what molecule is formed?

monoblast PIC

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What are the final products of the differentiation of granulocyte macrophage CFUs?

macrophages and neutrophils

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What is the final product of the differentiation of erythroid cfus?

eosinophils

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What is the final product of the differentiation of basophil CFUs?

mast cells

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The lymphoid stem cell gives rise to what cell lines?

T cells and B cells

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Where do T-cells mature?

thymus

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Where to B-cells mature?

bone marrow

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What is the lineage of neutrophils, basophils and eosinophils?

myeloblast -> pro -> myelocyte -> meta -> mega -> band -> final product; each step (except the last) includes a myelocyte. PIC

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What is the lineage of marcophages?

monoblsat -> pro -> mono -> macrophage; each step inclues a monoblast. PIC

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What is the lineage of megakaryocytes?

megakaryoblast -> megakaryocytes -> platelets

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What is the lineage of erythryocytes?

proerythroblast -> basophilic -> polychromatic -> orthochromatic -> reticulocyte -> erythrocyte

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Erythroidpoeitin isfound in the liver and is induced by what kind conditions in the body?

hypoxia and heart/lung diseases.

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G-CSF is found in endothelial cells It is induced by what response?

inflammatory response.

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GM-CSF has what functions?

it supports erythroid cell lineage and stimulates megakaryocyte progenitors.GM

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Thrombopoietin is found in the liver induced by what response?

inflammatory response;

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Where are hematopoietic growth factors and cytokines produced?

the marrow, fibroblasts and stromal cells.

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What are the major groups of hemaopoietic growth factors?

colony stimulating factors, erythropoietin/thrombopoietin and cytokines.

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GM-CSF is often used in chemotherapy. What does GM-CSF stimulate?

granulocytopoiesis and monocytopoeisis

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What does monocyte colony stimulating factor do?

commits CFU-GM to the monocytic pathway.

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When is erythropoietin produced?

When the kidneys have a decreased oxygen saturation. If too much is released, polycythemia can occur.

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Where is thrombopoietin produced?

the kidney and liver. It does not have any therapeutic use.

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What do cytokines do?

mediates positive and negative effects of apaprotis, proliferation and differentiation; it also starts some signaling pathways.

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What do chemoines do?

regulate blood cell trafficking, act as positive/negative feedback regulators.

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What are some ECM components of hematopoietic growth factors?

laminin, heparin sulfates, collagen, laminin fibronectin