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Adrenergic nerve degeneration in bone marrow drives aging of the hematopoietic stem cell niche

Overview of attention for article published in Nature Medicine, May 2018
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Title
Adrenergic nerve degeneration in bone marrow drives aging of the hematopoietic stem cell niche
Published in
Nature Medicine, May 2018
DOI 10.1038/s41591-018-0030-x
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Authors

Maria Maryanovich, Ali H. Zahalka, Halley Pierce, Sandra Pinho, Fumio Nakahara, Noboru Asada, Qiaozhi Wei, Xizhe Wang, Paul Ciero, Jianing Xu, Avigdor Leftin, Paul S. Frenette

Abstract

Aging of hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) is associated with a decline in their regenerative capacity and multilineage differentiation potential, contributing to the development of blood disorders. The bone marrow microenvironment has recently been suggested to influence HSC aging, but the underlying mechanisms remain largely unknown. Here we show that HSC aging critically depends on bone marrow innervation by the sympathetic nervous system (SNS), as loss of SNS nerves or adrenoreceptor β3 signaling in the bone marrow microenvironment of young mice led to premature HSC aging, as evidenced by appearance of HSC phenotypes reminiscent of physiological aging. Strikingly, supplementation of a sympathomimetic acting selectively on adrenoreceptor β3 to old mice significantly rejuvenated the in vivo function of aged HSCs, suggesting that the preservation or restitution of bone marrow SNS innervation during aging may hold the potential for new HSC rejuvenation strategies.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 108 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 33 31%
Researcher 19 18%
Student > Master 16 15%
Unspecified 14 13%
Student > Bachelor 8 7%
Other 18 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 24 22%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 23 21%
Unspecified 20 19%
Medicine and Dentistry 16 15%
Immunology and Microbiology 15 14%
Other 10 9%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 41. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 May 2019.
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#399,433
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