Stem Cells from Menstrual Blood: Wealth Out of Waste
2 ; 1 ; in Month : September (2020) Article No : gjsst-v2-1009
PD Gupta1* and K Pushkala2
Cell transplant therapies are now in vogue. Many scientists are in search of new sources of stem cells which can be obtained without ethical problems, very frequently and easily and at low cost. Menstrual blood proved to be a good source. Menstrual blood-derived stem cells (MenSCs) are multipotent cells capable of differentiating into chrondrogenic, adipogenic, osteogenic, neurogenic endothelial, pulmonary epithelial, hepatic pancreatic and cardiogenic cell lineages. Now these are frequently used in cell transplant therapies to repair damaged adult tissues.
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