Q5. Why is cord blood valuable?

  1. Because it contains red blood cells
  2. Because it contains stem cells
  3. Because it contains white blood cells
  4. Because it contains platelets
Cord blood is valuable because it contains powerful cells called haematopoeitic stem cells. Stem cells are often called “miracle cells” because they are master cells which have the unique ability to regenerate and replenish any cell in the blood. Cord blood stem cells are a proven alternative to bone marrow and can be used to treat diseases.

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