Blood stem cells used to be taken mainly from bone marrow, where they develop. The first method is called a bone marrow transplant, and the second method is called a peripheral blood stem cell transplant. The donor’s body replaces the donated bone marrow or blood stem cells on.
1) From the body itself: Scientists are discovering that many tissues and organs contain a small number of adult stem cells that help maintain them. Adult stem.
The procedure to collect blood stem cells for your transplant is called a bone marrow harvest or peripheral blood stem cell harvest. If you are providing the blood stem cells for a transplant, they will either be collected from your bloodstream (peripheral blood) or from your bone.
Human stem cells can come from an embryo or an adult human. Umbilical cord blood: Stem cells can be harvested from the umbilical cord.