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embryonic stem cell

[‚em·brē¦än·ik ′stem ‚sel]
(embryology)
Undifferentiated cell derived from the inner cell mass of the blastocyst that can give rise to any of the three embryonic germ layers, and thus can form any cell or tissue type of the body, but cannot give rise to the full spectrum of cells required to complete fetal development.
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This handbook represents an essential source of up-to-date practical information for all cell and developmental biologists working with human embryonic stem cells or wishing to enter the field.
Korean scientists recently created the first lines of embryonic stem cells derived from clones made with people's cells.
One can safely assume that most people don't know much about embryonic stem cells but are willing to be instantly "educated" by the pollster and then express an opinion.
For instance, claims made about stem-cell research usually gloss over the fact that two types of stem cells seem to exist: those which come from embryos, called embryonic stem cells, and those which come from one of many non-embryonic sources--such as an infant's umbilical cord or from a person's bone marrow or from a person's fat--called adult stem cells.
Ottawa--At the end of January 2003, the House of Commons opened the debate on cloning and research on embryonic stem cells.
That is why the federal government must fund promising research, especially investigations using embryonic stem cells.
April 28, 2016 -- New reesearch has revealed an understanding of how an open genome structure supports the long-term and unrestricted developmental potential in embryonic stem cells.
Well, you have to give the Washington Post's editorial lauding the supposedly now-realized "potential" of embryonic stem cells, this much: they did spell the most prominent author's name correctly.
Creating embryonic stem cells by nuclear transfer in humans, he says, is "the next major technological advance since Dolly.
Of those, 205 respondents reported using human embryonic stem cells in their research, and their responses were used in this study.
Some researchers studying human embryonic stem cells are surprised, disappointed, and even angry over the legal back-and-forth over the federal government policy on funding research using the cells.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): Paving the way for advancement in the field of stem cell therapy, scientists have discovered a method to potentially eliminate the tumour-risk factor in utilizing human embryonic stem cells.