Stem cells - Stem Cells Why is this issue difficult for...

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Stem Cells Why is this issue difficult for many people? What does this issue force society to think about?
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Stem Cells Very Basic cells that can renew themselves indefinitely. Muscle, brain, skin or intestinal cells. 2 Types -Embryonic- Zygote, blastocyst 1998 -Adult- Much more specialized.
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Why grow stem cells? Determine if transplanted stem cells can replaced damaged cells by a physical injury or disease Examine how our bodies develop, where do things go wrong? Cancer Examine stem cells that bear a genetic stamp of certain diseases that could be grown in a lab to produce new treatments All Stem Cell Research is Very EARLY.
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Why is it controversial? 1997- Dolly the sheep was cloned 1998 Embryonic Stem Cells were first isolated. Donated from left over embryos from people attempting in vitro Fertilization Treatments.
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Creating a genetically identical copy of an existing organism by removing the nucleus of an egg cell and replacing the new cell. Look at 109?
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course PSC 103 taught by Professor Dedriclee during the Spring '11 term at Jefferson College.

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