Chapter 9: Leukopoiesis and Leukopoietic Function

Ciesla, Betty
January 2007
Hematology in Practice;2007, p129
Book Chapter
Chapter 9 of the book "Hematology in Practice" is presented. It describes leukopoiesis and the steps leading from immature forms to maturation. It identifies the morphological features of that are helpful in differentiating the cells of the granulocytic series, as well as the marginating and circulating pools of leukocytes. The role of stimulated and unstimulated lymphocytes is also explained.


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