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blast cell

n.
1. A precursor of a human blood cell.
2. An immature, undifferentiated cell.

blast′ cell`


n.
Biol.
any undifferentiated or immature cell.
[1950–55; < Greek blastós; see blasto-]
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Combined evaluation of the Blast flag with the Abn Lympho/L_Blasts flag on the XE-2100 did not increase the sensitivity of blast cell flagging but resulted in an increase of FP results.
Since an early blast cell clearance by remission induction therapy is a major independent prognostic factor, the improved outcome in our patients could be related with the initial striking decrease in leukemic cells in the bone marrow and in the extramedullary site obtained with HDMP as a differentiating- and apoptosis-inducing agent.
It operates from -50 [degrees] F to 95 [degrees] F condensing (nominal) on R-717 and R-22 for blast cell, spiral or in-line IQF applications.
1 In the WHO classification, genetic mutations, karyotyping abnormalities, different stages of maturation and blast cell subtypes are taken into account.
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The improved airflow also allows us to run the refrigeration system at a higher, more efficient temperature like -10 degrees (F), as opposed to -30 degrees (F) or lower, as you would in a traditional blast cell.
This striking image is a low power photo of a methylcellulose culture set up at day four of human embryonic stem cell differentiation, showing primitive hematopoietic blast cell colonies that have differentiated over the subsequent 25 days to give balls containing human red blood cells.
They evolve through the progenitor cell stage to the precursor or blast cell stage, which gives rise to red blood cells, platelets and certain types of white blood cells (ie, monocytes, neutrophils, eosinophils and basophils).
4 TOTAL 37 100 Table 6: % Blast Cell Count on First Presentation Sl.
For both OS and DFS, acute T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia, high lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) at diagnosis, blast cell proportion ≥5% on the 15 [sup]th day of induction therapy, and extramedullary infiltration before HSCT were the poor prognosis factors.