Placental Cord Blood Banking is the storage of stem cells from placenta from a baby’s birth. Usually, following delivery, the umbilical cord, cord-blood and placenta are typically discarded as medical waste. Cord-Cells are special cells in umbilical cord that are present in bone-marrow. Placental stem cells are non-embryonic stem cells. Both placenta and umbilical cord are good sources of stem-cells.
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