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Bone Marrow Defects and Platelet Function: A Focus on MDS and CLL

Luu, Sarah; Gardiner, Elizabeth; Andrews, Robert K


The bloodstream typically contains >500 billion anucleate circulating platelets, derived from megakaryocytes in the bone marrow. This review will focus on two interesting aspects of bone marrow dysfunction and how this impacts on the quality of circulating platelets. In this regard, although megakaryocytes are from the myeloid lineage leading to granulocytes (including neutrophils), erythrocytes, and megakaryocytes/platelets, recent evidence has shown that defects in the lymphoid lineage...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Cancers
DOI: 10.3390/cancers10050147


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