Stem Cells – Scientific, Medical, and Political Issues

Weissman, Irving L.
May 2002
New England Journal of Medicine;5/16/2002, Vol. 346 Issue 20, p1576
Academic Journal
The article presents the author's comments on stem cell research. According to the author, stem cells have the unique capacity to generate differentiated cells and are present in all stages of development. The inner cell mass in the blastula have some pluripotent stem cells that give rise to all types of somatic and germ-line cells.


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