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World J Orthop. Oct 18, 2013; 4(4): 198-206
Published online Oct 18, 2013. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v4.i4.198
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Figure 3 Increased bone mass is associated with an increased hematopoietic stem cell pool. Hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) are located in bone marrow cavities with surrounding niche cells. Increased bone mass due to either increased osteoblast activity or reduced osteoclast activity likely contributes to HSC expansion.