placental blood banking


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placental blood banking

The use of human placental tissue as a source of fetal blood and hematopoietic stem cells.
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Many unanswered questions remain regarding scientific and ethical issues surrounding placental blood banking and transplantation.
In coming years, the role of placental blood banking in hematopoietic transplantation may expand.