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PubMed Search: CD90[title]
- Also called Thy-1
- May mediate differentiation of hematopoietic stem cells and synaptogenesis in the CNS
- CD34+ CD90+ cells include hematopoietic stem cells that serve as autologous grafts to replace the bone marrow in patients with malignancies (Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2000;6:262)
- Mediates adhesion of various white blood cells to activated endothelial cells (J Immunol 2004;172:3850)
- Hematopoietic stem cell marker
Positive staining (normal)
Positive staining (disease)
End of CD Markers > CD90
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