Transplantation and other uses of human umbilical cord blood and stem cells.

@article{Goldstein2007TransplantationAO,
  title={Transplantation and other uses of human umbilical cord blood and stem cells.},
  author={Gal Goldstein and Amos Toren and Arnon Nagler},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 13},
  pages={
          1363-73
        }
}
Human umbilical cord blood (CB) has established itself as a legitimate source for hematopoeitic stem cell transplantations. Since the first transplantation was performed in 1988, it is estimated that approximately 4,000 patients, with malignant and non-malignant diseases, were transplanted with CB. Comparing to bone marrow transplants, cord blood's… CONTINUE READING