Blood Adult Stem Cell: Current Research on Isolation or Production of Therapeutic Cells

All adult stem cells—whether yielded from blood, bone marrow, or tissue—share multiple features that make them an interesting choice in the field of cell-based regeneration. Trials have shown that there is little risk associated with human therapeutic application. To demonstrate the essentiality of these cells in organisms with a prolonged life, the hematopoietic system of the human body is a good example. Highly specialized cells or mature blood cells are short-lived, such as red blood cells, which live for approximately 120 days and are then eliminated.

Billions of red blood cells circulate in our system and are destroyed every day; the blood cell source must be limitless to meet the demand, which can have the hematopoietic stem cells as the root. It produces more hematopoietic stem ...

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