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  • engraftment
  • In both patients, HIV DNA was detected in PBMCs prior to and 2-3 months after transplant but not following full engraftment. (thebodypro.com)
  • The successful transplantation of hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPCs) is based on their ability to home to the BM niche and on their engraftment capacity. (hindawi.com)
  • The homing of HSPCs to BM is a rapid process that takes place during the hours after transplantation and is an essential and necessary requirement for repopulation and engraftment [ 5 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The use of mobilized peripheral blood is now the method of choice in autologous transplantation for various reasons, including an elevated production of immature cells, and, in comparison to the utilization of BM, the shorter time period required for a satisfactory repopulation, the more rapid engraftment, fewer technical difficulties, lower risk, and considerably less pain [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)