Stem Cells - Cord Blood

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What is Cord Blood?

Bullet Following childbirth, the umbilical cord is usually discarded with placenta

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Blood is collected from the umbilical cord, which is a rich source of stem cells


Bullet Stem cells are the unspecialized blood cell that has the capacity to replicate and produce its own blood cells, Platelets, red and white blood cells.

Bullet Umbilical cord blood does not have well-developed immune cells and so the transplanted cells are not rejected by the host body


Stem Cells - Cord Blood

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drzafrullah

Can private doctors start stem celll cord blood bank ? If yes, how and what are the rules and regulations?

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corey

I think that you could not live without stem cells. if you loose some cells your stem cells can replace them so that you don't die.

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