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  • Stem Cell Research

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    . Stem cell is a cell that has the ability to change into several or multiple types of cells or into any cell type in the body. There are two main types of stem cells, adult stem cells and embryonic stem cells. Embryonic stem cells are found in cells that have only undergone the first few dozen cycles of growth and division following the fusion of egg and sperm. These cells are pluripotent and can be maintained so that they grow and divide indefinitely without differentiating. Likewise, they

  • Adult Stem Cells Vs. Embryonic Stem Cell Research

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    4/4/16 Adult Stem Cells vs. Embryonic Stem Cells “The unspecialized cells are differentiated cells created are known as stem cells” (Miller Ph.D., Levine Ph.D., 2012). Embryonic and Adult stem cells are the only types of stem cells. Stem cell research shows a good deal of promise in the aiding of curing diseases. Both embryonic and adult stem cells show promise in curing diseases, but it is unclear which type of stem cell is more effective. The human embryo for embryonic stem cell research requires

  • What Are Stem Cells?

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    Introduction: What are stem cells? Stem cells are a multicellular organism that stems and roots from other cell types with a remarkable ability to divide and differentiate into all types of cells of which the human body is composed of. Stem cell has “become critical to the research of degenerative diseases, which have become much more common as the average human life-span has been extended beyond the once norm due to improved hygiene and medical care”. (Steinberg, 2007) Generally, cells that are affected

  • Stem Cell Research

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    interest in stem cells, not just within the scientific and medical communities but also among politicians, religious groups and ethicists,"3 Fiona Watt argued. Although overhearing debates and controversy regarding stem cells on the news, television or conversation is common, many aren’t aware of what the big debate is about or what stem cells truly are. The major argument against stem cell research is that it is morally wrong and unethical. To phrase it simply, a stem cell is an unspecialized cell that

  • What Are Stem Cells?

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    What are Stem Cells? Stem cells are unspecialized clonogenic cells that have the potential to differentiate into different kinds of cells with specialized functions. Normally, stem cells don’t have the “tissue-specific structures” that enable regular cells to perform specialized functions (Bethesda, 2015). In addition to multilineage differentiation, stem cells have the ability to continuously self-renew themselves (Gronthos, 2002; Zhao and Chai, 2015). They also play a key role in the repair and

  • Stem Cell Research : Stem Cells

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    technology is stem cells. Stem cells are “specialized cells that can self-renew indefinitely and that can also differentiate into more mature cells with specialized functions”(Stem 12). These cells are able to divide itself for indefinite periods. They generate a lot and are able to create new cells, it especially has the potential to either remain as a stem cell or become another type of cell with a more specialized function; such as a muscle cell, a red blood cell, or a brain cell (Ruse 56). In

  • The Ethics Of Stem Cell

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    Ethic in Stem Cell We have an amazing items in our body called stem cells. Stem cells are cells that have the ability to transform into any type of tissue cell in the human body. After a sperm fertilizes an egg, the cell they form is known as a zygote or a totipotent cell. This cell goes through numerous mitotic divisions and after about four days forms a blastocyst. This blastocyst has an outer layer and an inner layer, part of which is hollow. The outer layer grows to form what will become the

  • Embryonic Stem Cells Or No?

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    Embryonic Stem Cells or No? Did you know that since 1981, researchers have been removing embryonic stem cells from thousands of embryos to create cells that could potentially save people from diseases? How many patients do you think this has helped since then? Hundreds? Thousands? Wrong. In fact, not one “cure” has been found to help people with Parkinson’s, cancer, heart disease and so many more rare diseases that it is said to be able to help. Embryonic stem cell research has been an issue in

  • The Potential Use for Stem Cells

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    In tissues like bone and muscle stem cells can make replacements for muscle and tissue that are lost from disease or tear. There are three main types of stem cells embryonic stem cells adult stem cells and induced induced-pluripotent stem cells. Adult stem cells can usually develop into the same type of tissue that they are in. Stem cells are cells with the ability to divide for indefinite periods of time. Stem cells have the potential to save many of lives from diseases birth defects and many more

  • Benefits of Stem Cell Research

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    Benefits of Stem Cell research The stem cell research has been controversial issue for several decades; People argue that stem cells are considered as one’s life. Stem cells for research are most often derived from the human embryo. However, Stem cell stage of embryo is not considered as human because it does not have any nerve system or any other organs. “Should Stem cell research continue?” to answer this question, Stem Cell Research should be continued because a new method of Collecting embryonic