Active RHOA favors retention of human hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells in their niche
Authors listBithiah Grace Jaganathan Fernando Anjos-Afonso Atul Kumar Dominique Bonnet
Hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPCs) maintain the hematopoietic system by balancing their self-renewal and differentiation events. Hematopoietic stem cells also migrate to various sites and interact with their specific microenvironment to maintain the integrity of the system. Rho GTPases have been found to control the migration of hematopoietic cells and other cell types. Although the role of RAC1, RAC2 and CDC42 has been studied, the role of RHOA in human hematopoietic stem cells is unclear.