What is Cord Blood?

  • Following childbirth, the umbilical cord is usually discarded with placenta
  • Blood is collected from the umbilical cord, which is a rich source of stem cells
  • 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.
  • Umbilical cord blood does not have well-developed immune cells and so the transplanted cells are not rejected by the host body
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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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