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Embryonic Stem Cells

Embryonic Stem Cells…

Embryonic Stem Cells

Most tissues in our bodies have a resident population of somatic stem cells (also called adult stem cells) that can repair the tissue in which they reside. Embryonic stem cells (ESC) have the truly remarkable capacity to generate all tissues in the body. Stem cells also have the unique ability to divide and renew themselves indefinitely.
 

"Embryonic Stem Cells". Science Scotland (Issue Eleven)
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