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Stem cells are basic cells of the human body; it builds human body, but also participate in the regeneration of damaged tissues and organs. They are undifferentiated that can differentiate into various types of cells in an organism, which is very important in terms of therapeutic applications. They differ in embryonic and adult stem cells. Adult cells are divided into pluripotent and unipotent. Pluripotent cells are found in the blood and in the tissue of the umbilical cord.
Stem cells taking process is performed immediately after birth, sampling blood and cord tissue. Today, stem cells are used to treat more than 80 different diseases. The number of possible treatments increases every day, and treatment of stem cell becomes a special branch of medicine.
DOI: 10.5457/ams.v47iSup 1.426