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What are the stem cells used for cord blood?

Stem cells are the “mother” cells from which all the elements of the blood are formed: red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. At the time of a cord blood donation, only the white blood cells are preserved, because it is among them that there are the stem cells, the only cells able to reconstitute the whole of the immune system. Stem cells are normally produced by the bone marrow. Some diseases such as […]