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Code TH H2.
Anatomical terminology

CFU-Eo is a colony forming unit that gives rise to eosinophils.[1] Some sources prefer the term "CFU-Eos".[2] It is also known as "hEoP".[3]


  1. ^ Cotran, Ramzi S.; Kumar, Vinay; Fausto, Nelson; Nelso Fausto; Robbins, Stanley L.; Abbas, Abul K. (2005). Robbins and Cotran pathologic basis of disease. St. Louis, Mo: Elsevier Saunders. p. 621.  
  2. ^ Pandit TS, Sikora L, Muralidhar G, Rao SP, Sriramarao P (November 2006). "Sustained exposure to nicotine leads to extramedullary hematopoiesis in the spleen". Stem Cells 24 (11): 2373–81.  
  3. ^ Mori Y, Iwasaki H, Kohno K, et al. (January 2009). "Identification of the human eosinophil lineage-committed progenitor: revision of phenotypic definition of the human common myeloid progenitor". J. Exp. Med. 206 (1): 183–93.  

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