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Bone Marrow Purging

"Bone Marrow Purging" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Techniques for the removal of subpopulations of cells (usually residual tumor cells) from the bone marrow ex vivo before it is infused. The purging is achieved by a variety of agents including pharmacologic agents, biophysical agents (laser photoirradiation or radioisotopes) and immunologic agents. Bone marrow purging is used in both autologous and allogeneic BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bone Marrow Purging" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bone Marrow Purging" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 63 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 1993
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.