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Journal Journal: Blood stem cells fight invaders, study finds

New research from Harvard Medical School, published in the November 30 edition of Cell, suggests that the biological role of blood, or hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) is far more versatile and dynamic. Researchers have found that HSCs can travel from the bone marrow, through the blood system, and enter visceral organs in search of disease-causing invaders, such as bacteria and viruses. Upon encountering an invader

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