Bone Marrow Stromal Cells in Myelodysplastic Syndromes and Acute Nonlymphocytic Leukemia

  • E. Elstner
  • M. Wächter
  • R. Ihle
Conference paper
Part of the Haematology and Blood Transfusion / Hämatologie und Bluttransfusion book series (HAEMATOLOGY, volume 32)


Despite some recent insights into the structural composition and function of hemopoietic stroma, there are still many open questions. One of these is whether there is any connection of stromal cells with the process of leukemic transformation in patients with acute leukemia.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Elstner
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. Wächter
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • R. Ihle
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Hämatologische AbteilungHumboldt-UniveristätGermany
  2. 2.Universitätsklinik für Innere MedizinHumboldt-UniveristätGermany
  3. 3.Bereich Medizin (Charité)Humboldt-UniveristätBerlinGermany

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