CD86 is expressed on murine hematopoietic stem cells and denotes lymphopoietic potential

Tomoyuki Shimazu, Ryuji Iida, Qingzhao Zhang, Robert S. Welner, Kay L. Medina, José Alberola-lla, Paul W. Kincade

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    Abstract

    A unique subset of CD86 - HSCs was previously discovered in mice that were old or chronically stimulated with lipopolysaccharide. Functionally defective HSCs were also present in those animals, and we now show that CD86 - CD150 + CD48 - HSCs from normal adult mice are particularly poor at restoring the adaptive immune system. Levels of the marker are high on all progenitors with lymphopoietic potential, and progressive loss helps to establish relations between progenitors corresponding to myeloid and erythroid lineages. CD86 represents an important tool for subdividing HSCs in several circumstances, identifying those unlikely to generate a full spectrum of hematopoietic cells.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)4889-4897
    Number of pages9
    JournalBlood
    Volume119
    Issue number21
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2012 May 24

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Immunology
    • Hematology
    • Cell Biology

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