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why do cord blood stem cells not cause much issue in regards to matching another patient's blood?

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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
Building blocks: Cord blood is filled with a cell that has the ability to transform into various types of blood cells. (hematopoeitic cell). It's basically a cell that's waiting for a command to transform into a functioning unit so it's very flexible. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cord_blood
Answered on May 30, 2016
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