KSL cells

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KSL cells are an early form of hematopoietic stem cells. Characteristics are Kit (+), Sca-1 (+) and Lin (-).

Kit (CD117) is the receptor of Stem Cell Factor. Sca-1 is a murine hematopoietic stem cell antigen. Lin is a series of lineage marker antigens that identify mature murine blood cells.