Two hemocyte lineages exist in silkworm larval hematopoietic organ.

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Yuichi Nakahara; Yasushi Kanamori; Makoto Kiuchi; Manabu Kamimura;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 5,issue 7 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC2911379, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011816
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Developmental Biology/Leukocyte Development | Developmental Biology/Morphogenesis and Cell Biology | Science | Medicine | Hematology/Hematopoiesis | Developmental Biology/Cell Differentiation
    mesheuropmc: fungi

BACKGROUND: Insects have multiple hemocyte morphotypes with different functions as do vertebrates, however, their hematopoietic lineages are largely unexplored with the exception of Drosophila melanogaster. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: To study the hematopoietic line... View more
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