Stem Cells - Fundamentals
How Are Baby Teeth And Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Useful?
Stem cells collected from the pulp under of baby's teeth are young stem cells and are able to divide for longer times in cell culture than adult stem cells. These stem cells from baby teeth can give rise to different tissues
Umbilical cord blood stem cells are used for stem cell transplantation to initiate blood cell formation (in patients that have been irradiated or treated with specific drugs for cancer or leukemia, genetic diseases.