Advances in cord blood transplants in adults.

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Journal Article

Umbilical cord blood is an acceptable source of hematopoietic stem cells for patients with malignant diseases but has limitations in its use. In this review, we will discuss these limitations and the recent advances in cord blood transplants that may enable cord blood to become more widely available as an alternative stem cell source for adults for the treatment of malignant diseases and for use in regenerative medicine.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Doan, PL; Chao, NJ

Published Date

  • February 11, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 /

PubMed ID

  • 20948874

Pubmed Central ID

  • 20948874

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1757-5931

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3410/M2-12


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England