Hematopoietic stem cells in dogs

Stem cells provide hematopoietic and other tissues reconstitution and are present in the embryo, peripheral blood, bone marrow and umbilical cord blood. The experimental models of stem cells in dogs provide important information for stem cells transplants in humans. Their main clinical application is the stem cell transplant. The hematopoietic reconstitution and plasticity capacity of dog stem cells. Allow its use as stem cell model for therapeutic and scientific studies thus giving importat information in human pre clinical trials with stem cell. The goal of this literature review is relate the importance of canine hematopoietic stem cells.

hematopoietic stem cell; flow cytometry; dogs

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