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FGF23 hormone from red blood cell precursors promotes hematopoietic stem cell mobilization

A Kobe University research group including graduate student Ishii Shinichi and Associate Professor Katayama Yoshio (both of the Department of Hematology, Graduate School of Medicine) have discovered that fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) produced by erythroblasts (cells that are the precursors of red blood cells) promotes the movement (mobilization) of hematopoietic stem cells into the peripheral […]