Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor May Play Role In Red Blood Cell Development

DCE448D003864B5783890EE8BC76D972Modulation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor was associated with significant production of hematopoietic progenitor cells in vitro, according to study results.Several researchers from Boston and Philadelphia have demonstrated that the aryl hydrocarbon receptor may regulate the hematopoietic and immune systems during development in a cell-specific manner.

An in vitro model system that allows the production of primary human hematopoietic progenitor cells that have the capacity to differentiate into megakaryocyte- and erythroid-lineage cells facilitated the current study. Researchers aimed to determine whether aryl hydrocarbon receptor modulation could facilitate the expansion of progenitor cells and the differentiation of megakaryocyte and erythroid cells.


The full article is located at

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s