Adult Stem Cells
Adult stem cells are also called somatic stem cells. These stem cells are used to maintain and repair the tissue in which they are found. They are found in children as well as adults. There are different types of adult stem cells based on their origin of tissue. Pluripotent adult stem cells which can be found in umbilical cord blood and other tissues. Bone marrow is very rich in adult stem cells. The quantity of bone marrow stem cells declines with age and is greater in males than females during the reproductive year. Adult stem cell treatments have been effectively utilized for a long time to treat leukemia and related bone/blood diseases through bone marrow transplants. Adult stem cells are likewise utilized as a part of veterinary pharmaceutical to treat ligament and tendon injuries in horses.