Rules of providing cord blood for induced pluripotent stem cells for research.

Induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived tissue or organs have significant potential to change transplantation medicine [1,2], and cord blood (CB) is a prospective source of iPSCs [3] through thehelpofCB banks. The major advantages of the use of CB banks for transplantation are (i) human leukocyte antigen (HLA) is known, (ii) available to safely… CONTINUE READING