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Stem Cell Storage: Intermediary companies fail, but there are still Biobanks to rely on like SSCB

“The failure and mismanagement of other Biobanks for Stem Cell Preservation ruin our sector”, speaks Dr. Luca Mariotta, Scientific Director of SSCB.
Last week, Ticinonews reported on a young couple who were looking for their baby’s cells after the company they had contracted with, Genico, disappeared. Cantonal pharmacist Giovan Maria Zanini said he was concerned about Switzerland’s free-market policy in such a sensitive area.

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50,000 stem cell transplants worldwide

More than 50,000 transplants have been performed worldwide using haematopoietic stem cells. Umbilical cord stem cells are multi-potent cells: unspecialised mother cells, capable of self-renewal and of differentiating into different cell types each with specific functions.

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