Stem Cells (Dis).docx - 1 Before you read the following record what your current understanding of stem cells is I do not have a great understanding of

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1) Before you read the following, record what your current understanding of stem cells is. I do not have a great understanding of stem cells currently, so this portion of the discussion will be relatively brief. The only thing I remember about stem cells, from what little I do recall, is that the process of stem cell research seemed to be controversial and unethical to some, so I am assuming that was more in concern to embryonic stem cell research. However, beyond that information, I do not have much more insight into the subject. 2) After reviewing the learning resources for this discussion topic, respond to the following questions (use your own words): What are stem cells? Stem cells are cells that have not yet been specialized in the body or cells in the body that do not have a specific job yet (Murnaghan, 2016). Why are stem cells considered important? What are they capable of doing? Stem cells are considered important because of their versatility, giving these cells limitless capabilities. Stem cells have self-renewal capabilities allowing them to renew themselves

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