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What are the two niches in which hematopoietic stem cells can self-renew?

1) osteoblasts 2) sinusoidal endothelial cells

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What do stromal cells do in the bone marrow?

provide factors needed for HSC maintenance and differentiation into peripheral blood progenitors

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What are the two options for HSC to differentiate into first?

1) common myeloid progenitor 2) lymphoid progenitor

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What do Common Myeloid Progenitors differentiate into?

Thrombocytes, RBCs, granulocytes, or monocytes

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