What are the advantages of Stem Cells from Cord Blood?

  • Stem cells isolated from Cord blood is more useful and easier to isolate.
  • Stem cells from cord blood can be readily isolated from placenta at the time of childbirth.
  • Harvesting stem cells from bone marrow is difficult when compared to cord blood as the procedure involves surgery.
  • Cord blood can be stored and transplanted back into the same donor, to a family member or to an unrelated recipient.
  • Stem cell rejection is less during when using cord blood as cord blood has not been involved in an immune reaction.
  • Banked stem cells from cord blood are more readily available and are very useful for patients with leukemia, anemia, and immune deficiency.
  • Cord blood has a greater capacity to produce high number of new blood cells compared to bone marrow stem cells.

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pramodpuri Wednesday, April 13, 2011

By stem cells can liver fibrosis be treated ?

drzafrullah Tuesday, February 2, 2010

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

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corey Tuesday, December 9, 2008

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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