Why Bank Umbilical Cord Lining

When you bank the umbilical cord lining, you are saving the skin-forming and muscle-forming stem cells found in it. In contrast, when you bank cord blood, you are saving the stem cells found in it which are mostly hematopoietic (or blood forming) stem cells.

Storing both cord blood and umbilical cord lining will allow maximum recovery of all types of stem cells, thus increasing one’s options for possible therapeutic applications in the future. The patented technology provided by Cordlife allows isolation and expansion of EpSCs and MSCs, two types of stem cells found in the umbilical cord lining but not present in cord blood.

By storing a combination of HSCs, MSCs and EpSCs, you are availing your child to be part of a medical revolution with the access to the growing applications of stem cells and the therapeutic potential that they hold. These cells, being able to be collected at birth only, are the youngest and most potent cells available.

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)

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Epithelial stem cells (EpSCs)

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