Feb 17, 2010 · The Trouble With Adult Stem Cells. So what's the problem? Lanza suspects that it comes from the use of viruses to insert genes into cells and make them revert to that pluripotent state Author: CBS.
Adult stem cells are undifferentiated cells, found throughout the body after development, that multiply by cell division to replenish dying cells and regenerate damaged tissues.Also known as somatic stem cells (from Greek Σωματικóς, meaning of the body), they can be found in juvenile as well as adult animals and humans, unlike embryonic stem cells.MeSH: D053687.
Mar 29, 2011 · Using a rather unusual approach to address the inherent ethical issues surrounding destructive human embryonic stem cell research (hESCR), Dr. Insoo Hyun, director of the Case Western Reserve Stem Cell Ethics Center, seeks to divert attention from those ethical difficulties by pointing to what he supposes is the ethical baggage carried by adult and induced pluripotent stem cell research.Author: DNH.
Apr 14, 2009 · A. Existing embryonic stem cell lines. In 2001, President Bush, who holds strong pro-life views, allowed federal National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding for stem cell research using embryonic stem cell lines already in existence at the time, while prohibiting NIH funding for the derivation or use of additional embryonic stem cell lines.Cited by: 214.