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hematopoietic system

n.
The bodily system involved in the production and maturation of red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets, consisting in adult mammals of the bone marrow, thymus, lymph nodes, and other lymphoid organs and tissues.
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- Edinburgh, Scotland-based gene control specialist Synpromics Ltd will collaborate with London England-based University College London (UCL) Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health to develop novel gene therapies for pathologies affecting the haematopoietic system, the company said.
Heavy metals are noted to affect the haematopoietic system through the inhibition of haemoglobin synthesis by suppressing various key enzymes involved in the heme synthesis pathway and thus lead to reduced life-span of erythrocytes [7].
The numbers of various cells varied within the standard physiological limits and therefore, have no clinical significance as far as the effect of different drugs on the haematopoietic system is concerned.