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Adult vs. Embryonic Stem Cells embryonic vs adult stem cell research


One major difference between adult and embryonic stem cells is their different abilities in the number and type of differentiated cell types they can become.

What are the similarities and differences between embryonic and adult stem cells ? Research on adult stem cells has generated a great deal of excitement.

Which research is best to pursue? Why not use adult stem cells instead of using human embryonic stem cells in research? Where can I find information about.

Some groups wish to see research on human embryonic stem cells banned. In their lobbying, they have argued that “embryonic stem cells are not needed”.