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1. Stem cell scientists primarily study the ability of stem cells to transfrom into various tissue of the human body. Provide a definition of stem cells and describe four type of stem cells with an example for each type. The definition of stem cells is stem cells are the cells that are capable of forming the entire human body. There are four type of stem cell which is embroyonic stem cell, non- embryonic Embryonic stem cells Embryonic stem cells come from human embryos that are three to five days old. They are harvested during a process called in-vitro fertilization. This involves fertilizing an embryo in a laboratory instead of inside the female body. Embryonic stem cells are known as pluripotent stem cells. These cells can give rise to virtually any other type of cell in the body. Non-embryonic (adult) stem cells Adult stem cells have a misleading name, because they are also found in infants and children. These stem cells come from developed organs and tissues in the body. They’re used by the body to repair
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