Embryonic Stem Cells Used for Research


Embryonic stem cells are stem cells derived from among the massive cells of a human embryo, which can develop into more than 200 types of cells.  These are from eggs fertilized in a clinic and then donated for research purposes with a donor’s consent. They are not from eggs fertilized in a woman’s body. As put it, “Embryonic stem cells provide unparalleled information on early developmen...

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