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What is Stem Cell Banking?

Stem cell banking involves collecting umbilical cord blood, which contains stem cells. These stem cells can be banked for future medical use at a stem cell bank. A stem cell bank is a facility that stores stem cells, which are derived from amniotic fluid, and are stored to be used in the future by the [...]

By | 2016-09-29T17:31:11+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What is Stem Cell Banking?

What are Stem Cells?

Stem cells are cells that are un-specialized and are capable of renewal through cell division. Stem cells serve as an internal repair system, dividing and multiplying to replenish dying cells. When the cells divide, they can either remain a stem cell or become a cell with a specialized function that is needed in that part [...]

By | 2016-09-29T17:30:11+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Blog|Comments Off on What are Stem Cells?