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Stem cells are undifferentiated, or “blank,” cells that have the potential to develop into cells that serve many different functions in many parts of the body, such as the heart, lungs, and brain. Most cells in the body are differentiated cells. This means that they can only serve a specific function in a particular organ. For example, red blood cells...
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Embryonic stem cells (ES cells) are pluripotent stem cells derived from the inner cell mass of a blastocyst, an early-stage pre-implantation embryo. Human ...

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Embryonic stem cells, as their name suggests, are derived from embryos. Most embryonic stem cells are derived from embryos that develop from eggs that have  ...

stemcells.nih.gov/info/Regenerative_Medicine/2006Chapter1.htm

Human embryonic stem (ES) cells capture the imagination because they are immortal and have an almost unlimited developmental potential (Fig. 1.1: How ...

www.eurostemcell.org/embryonic-stem-cells-where-do-they-come-and-what-can-they-do

Embryonic stem cells have captured the imagination of scientists and non- scientists alike. But what are they, where do they come from and why are researchers ...

www.sciencedaily.com/terms/embryonic_stem_cell.htm

Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are stem cells derived from the undifferentiated inner mass cells of a human embryo. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, ...

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Embryonic stem cells offer hope for new therapies, but their use in research has been hotly debated. Presenting the issues, rationale and key ethical arguments.

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Jan 29, 2013 ... Embryonic stem cells possess the capacity to divide for long periods and retain their ability to make all cell types within the organism. These are ...

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Nevertheless, some believe that pre-implantation embryos are potential human beings with a soul making hESC research immoral. Human embryonic stem cell ...

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Human Embryonic Stem Cells. One of the most exciting frontiers in medicine is the potential use of stem cells for treating a host of congenital, developmental, ...