Blood from the human umbilical cord, a source of stem cells.
- With cord blood research the stem cells are sourced from old umbilical cords rather than embryos.
- Yet stem cells in cord blood have many traits that create a more favorable environment for recovery, she added.
- Like any blood product, however, stem cells from cord blood need an infrastructure for collecting, banking, and matching the donations.
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