A fine romance: IL-7 and HGFβ

Crystal L. Mackall

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In this issue of Blood, Lai and colleagues demonstrate that the recombinant version of the naturally occurring hybrid cytokine IL-7/HGFβ exerts potent expansion of CFU-S, CLPs, and very early B cells, while native IL-7 selectively expands later B-cell progenitor subsets.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1739-1740
Number of pages2
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Hematology
  • Cell Biology


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