Blood stem cells are susceptible to ferroptosis, a type of cell death
A study of a rare bone marrow disorder reveals that even healthy stem cells are vulnerable to iron-induced cell death.
February 16, 2023
This work was supported by the New York Stem Cell Foundation, the Lodish family, the Edward P. Evans Foundation, and the National Institutes of Health.
Zhao J et al. Human hematopoietic stem cell vulnerability to ferroptosis. Cell. Online February 15, 2023. DOI:10.1016/j.cell.2023.01.020.