Comparison of cord blood thawing methods on cell recovery, potency, and infusion.


BACKGROUND Umbilical cord blood (UCB) products have traditionally been thawed using a washing method intended to stabilize the cells, reduce dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) toxicity, and remove potentially ABO-incompatible red blood cell (RBC) stroma and plasma. Concerns with this approach include loss of total nucleated cells (TNCs), bag breakage during… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1537-2995.2010.02803.x


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