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Stem Cells

Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. They serve as a repair system for the body. There are two main types of stem cells: embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells.

Stem cells are different from other cells in the body in three ways:

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  1. Stem Cells (National Library of Medicine)  
    Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells in the body. ... the body. There are two main types of stem cells: embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells. Stem ...
  2. ... fatty tissue inside your bones. Bone marrow contains stem cells, which are immature cells that become blood cells. ... with a bone marrow transplant or, sometimes, a stem cell transplant. For this type of treatment, bone marrow ...
  3. ... or diseased bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells. Bone marrow is the soft, fatty tissue inside ... pelvic bones. The bone marrow produces blood cells. Stem cells in the bone marrow give rise to all ...
  4. ... or destroyed bone marrow with healthy bone marrow stem cells. ... HE. Overview and choice of donor of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In: Hoffman R, Benz EJ, Silberstein LE, ...
  5. Huppler AR. Infectious complications of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. In: Kliegman RM, St. Geme JW, Blum NJ, Shah SS, Tasker RC, Wilson KM, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics . 21st ed. Philadelphia, ...
  6. Stem Cell Transplants (For Teens) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Nemours Foundation ... Stem Cells/Teenagers ... Stem Cells ... stem cells, bone marrow, transplant, blood, donor, donate, cord, umbilical, blood, neutropenia, hematopoietic ...
  7. Stem Cell Transplants (For Parents) (Nemours Foundation)  
    Nemours Foundation ... Stem Cells/Children ... Stem Cells ... stem cell transplants, aphresis, apheresis, bone marrow transplants, neutropenia, hematopoietic stem cells, ...
  8. Donating Stem Cells and Bone Marrow (American Cancer Society)  
    American Cancer Society ... Stem Cells/Related Issues ... Stem Cells ... Bone Marrow Transplantation/Related Issues ... Bone Marrow Transplantation ... Learn how stem cells are ...
  9. ... life-threatening complication that can occur after certain stem cell or bone marrow transplants . ... GVHD may occur after a bone marrow, or stem cell, transplant in which someone receives bone marrow tissue ...
  10. FDA Warns About Stem Cell Therapies (Food and Drug Administration)  
    Stem cells have been called everything from cure-alls to miracle treatments. But don't believe the hype. ...
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