Stem cells

File photo. The study is published in the journal Current Biology. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br />
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Memory and the ageing brain

4 min read . 02 Jun 2015
In its attempt to make cord blood banking available for middle-class families, LifeCell, India’s largest accredited stem cell banking firm, has reduced the charge (for storing stem cells for 21 years) to Rs19,990 from Rs70,000 with an additional annual fee of Rs3,500. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Banking on stem cells

5 min read . 03 Dec 2013
Cord blood stem cells are also known for their potential to build other types of cells in the body. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

Cord blood banking: FAQs

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