July 21 2020
Authors: Ayako Nakamura-Ishizu, Keisuke Ito, and Toshio Suda* (*Correspondence)
Title: Hematopoietic Stem Cell Metabolism during Development and Aging
Developmental Cell Volume 54, Issue 2, 20 July 2020, Pages 239-255
Cellular metabolism in hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) is an area of intense research interest, but the metabolic requirements of HSCs and their adaptations to their niches during development have remained largely unaddressed. Distinctive from other tissue stem cells, HSCs transition through multiple hematopoietic sites during development. This transition requires drastic metabolic shifts, insinuating the capacity of HSCs to meet the physiological demand of hematopoiesis. In this review, we highlight how mitochondrial metabolism determines HSC fate, and especially focus on the links between mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum (ER), and lysosomes in HSC metabolism.