What is the main purpose of bone marrow?
well bone marrow reproduces blood cells - so yes bloody important
Bone marrow produces stem cells. These stem cells eventually develop into blood cells. Bone marrow is a critical part of the body because it is the body's main blood cell "factory." If something is wrong with the marrow, a person can become very ill, even die. In diseases such as leukemia and aplastic anemia, the bone marrow is unhealthy. The purpose of a bone marrow transplant is to put healthy stem cells in place of…
Yes, you can donate bone marrow if agreed. A large needle is injected into the lower half of the spine(around the tailbone) and bone marrow is taken and used for the needed purpose. If you have ever watched 'My Sisters Keeper' you will find that the girl that has took cancer has bone marrow donated to her from her little sister.