Stem Cell Banking
Stem Cell Basics (stemcells.nih.gov/info/basics)
Stem cells have the remarkable potential for self-renewal and to develop into many different cell types in the body. Serving
as a sort of repair system for the body, they can theoretically divide without limit to replenish other cells as long as
the person or animal is still alive. When a stem cell divides, each new cell has the potential to either remain a stem
cell or become another type of cell with a more specialized function, such as a muscle cell, a red blood cell, or a brain cell.
PROFESSIONALSí Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Stem Cells can be found by clicking here.
PATIENTSí Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Stem Cells can be found by clicking here.
More details and answers to FAQs can be found at that site.
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