Podcast: Making bone marrow transplantation more successful

Kale cropped-OptimizedVaijayanti Kale from NCCS explains how micro-vesicles containing certain factors increase homing and engraftment potential of hematopoietic stem cells. These micro-vesicles also help in expanding hematopoietic stem cells before transplantation. The micro-vesicles are secreted by mesenchymal stem cells when treated with a nitric oxide donor.