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Leukopoiesis

"Leukopoiesis" 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.

The process of generating white blood cells (LEUKOCYTES) from the pluripotent HEMATOPOIETIC STEM CELLS of the BONE MARROW. There are two significant pathways to generate various types of leukocytes: MYELOPOIESIS, in which leukocytes in the blood are derived from MYELOID STEM CELLS, and LYMPHOPOIESIS, in which leukocytes of the lymphatic system (LYMPHOCYTES) are generated from lymphoid stem cells.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Leukopoiesis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Leukopoiesis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 34 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2001
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