Myeloid

An adjective that relates to the granulocyte precursor cell in bone marrow. example - myeloid leukaemia, which arises from abnormal growth in the blood-forming tissue of the bone marrow.

The term myeloid suggests an origin either in the bone marrow or the spinal cord, or a resemblance to the marrow or spinal cord.

In hematopoiesis, the term "myeloid cell" is used to describe any blood cell that is not a lymphocyte. This terminology is frequently seen when classifying cancers, especially leukemia.

It should not be confused with "myelin", which is an insulating layer covering the axons of many neurons.

Other articles related to "myeloid":

RUNX1 - Mutations and Acute Myeloid Leukemia
... of RUNX1 mutation are implicated in various myeloid malignancies ... to myelodysplastic neoplasms (MDN) or therapy-related myeloid neoplasms (t-MN), to chromosomal translocation of the RUNX1 gene with the ETO / MTG8 / RUNX1T1 gene located on chromosome 8q22 ...
Acute Myeloid Dendritic Cell Leukemia
... Acute myeloid dendritic cell leukemia is an exceedingly rare form of leukemia ... This form of leukemia represents only about 0.8% of all cases of acute myeloid leukemia ... in the bone marrow and transform into two subtypes the myeloid dendritic cell and the plasmacytoid dendritic cell ...
CD200R1
... This receptor is restricted to the surfaces of myeloid lineage cells and the receptor-substrate interaction may function as a myeloid downregulatory signal ... Mouse studies of a related gene suggest that this interaction may control myeloid function in a tissue-specific manner ...
PHSC
... They give rise to the myeloid (monocytes and macrophages, neutrophils, basophils, eosinophils, erythrocytes, megakaryocytes/platelets, dendritic cells), and lymphoid lineages (T-cells, B-cells, NK-cells) ... HSCs constitute 110.000 of cells in myeloid tissue ... Three classes of stem cells exist, distinguished by their ratio of lymphoid to myeloid progeny (L/M) in blood ...
Myeloid Leukemia
... Myeloid leukemia is a type of leukemia affecting myeloid tissue ... Types include Acute myeloid leukemia Chronic myelogenous leukemia ...