Distinct Niches in Bone Marrow Nurture Blood Stem Cells (image) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption Distinct niches exist in bone marrow to nurture different types of blood stem cells, new research shows. In mice bone marrow, blood stem cells, highlighted in blue, are nurtured by support cells shown in red and yellow. Credit Daniel Link, M.D. Usage Restrictions Credit to Daniel Link, M.D. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.