XTRAC2 - Complete the following Discuss stem cell research addressing the following items List the sources of stem cells(at least four 1 Umbilical Cord

XTRAC2 - Complete the following Discuss stem cell research...

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Complete the following: Discuss stem cell research, addressing the following items: •List the sources of stem cells (at least four). 1. Umbilical Cord- harvested just after birth 2. Bone marrow- extraction by harvesting , which is drilling into bone (generally the femur or iliac crest). 3. Adipose tissue (lipid cells)- extracted by liposuction. 4. Blood, which requires extraction through apheresis , wherein blood is drawn from the donor (similar to a blood donation), and passed through a machine that extracts the stem cells and returns other portions of the blood to the donor. 5. Can be artificially grown and transformed into specialized cells to match with various tissues etc. •Explain which sources have been used to successfully. Bone marrow transplants have proven to be the safest, effective, and widely used treatment for stem cell therapies. Bone marrow transplants are used to treat Leukemia and Lymphoma. Bone marrow transplants work by replacing marrow that has been damaged due to chemotherapy, with new donor marrow (which contains healthy stem cells).
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