Erythroblastic islands, terminal erythroid differentiation and reticulocyte maturation

Int J Hematol. 2011 Feb;93(2):139-143. doi: 10.1007/s12185-011-0779-x. Epub 2011 Feb 5.

Abstract

This review summarizes our current understanding of the role of erythroblastic islands in erythropoiesis, membrane assembly during terminal erythroid differentiation and cellular and membrane reorganization during reticulocyte maturation.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bone Marrow / physiology
  • Erythroblasts / cytology
  • Erythroblasts / physiology*
  • Erythropoiesis*
  • Humans
  • Reticulocytes / cytology
  • Reticulocytes / physiology*