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divides and differentiates. Stem cells have been identified in a wide variety of adult tissues, including the hematopoietic system, skin, intestine,
skeletal muscle, brain, and heart. stem cell, niche Medical Applications of Adult Stem Cells: The ability of stem cells to
repair damaged tissue suggests their potential use in clinical medicine.
Adult stem cells are used to repair damage to the hematopoietic system
in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and epidermal stem cells can
be used for skin grafts. However, clinical applications of adult stem cells
are limited by difficulties in isolating and culturing these cells. hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplantation EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS AND THERAPEUTIC CLONING
Embryonic Stem Cells: Embryonic stem cells are cultured from early
embryos. They can be readily grown in the undifferentiated state in culture while retaining the ability to differentiate into a wide variety of cell
types, so they may offer considerable advantages over adult...
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