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skin related injuries like severe burns by allowing to re-grow someone’s dead tissue.2) After reviewing the learning resources for this discussion topic, respond to the following questions (use your own words): What are stem cells? Why are stem cells considered important? What are they capable of doing?Stem cells are cells that have the extraordinary potential to develop into many different cell types in the body frommuscle cells to brain; cells It also possess the ability to repair damage tissue. In other words, a stem cell is basically a cell that does not yet have a specific job in thebody. Given their unique regenerative abilities, stem cellsoffer new potentials for treating diseases such as diabetes, and heart disease.
Explain the difference between adult and embryonic stemcells.An adult stem cell is thought to be an undifferentiated cell, found among specialized cells in a tissue or organ. They can renew itself. The primary roles of adult stem cells in a living organism are to maintain and repair the tissue in which they are found. In the other hand embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, meaning they can grow into every cell type in the body, but not the placenta and umbilical cord. These cells are incredibly valuable because they provide a renewable resource for studying normal development and disease, and for testing drugs and other therapies.