Vitamin A deficiency contributes to anaemia by immobilising iron in the reticuloendothelial system, reducing haemopoiesis
and increasing susceptibility to infections.
16) In a study of men between the ages of 20 and 60 years, testosterone replacement reversed the hypogonadic manifestations of an increase in body weight and adipose deposition, decreased haemopoiesis
, facial hair growth and libido, and a low mood and decline in memory function.
Chapter 1 Stem cells and haemopoiesis
Bone marrow was hypocellular with normal lineage haemopoiesis
and a mild, focal increase in eosinophils; there was no morphological evidence of myeloproliferative disease or lymphoma.
Bevan 16 The spread of tumours Ian Hart 17 Tumour angiogenesis Kiki Tahtis and Roy Bicknell 18 Stem cells, haemopoiesis
, and leukaemia Mel Greaves 19 Animal models of cancer Jos Jonkers and Anton Berns 20 The immunology of cancer Peter C.