Stem Cells

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  • Created by: Crackle
  • Created on: 21-03-14 18:52
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    • Adult stemcells
      • can only differentiate into a few types of cell
    • UK embryos for stem cells but killed after 14 days
    • Once differentiated it cannot ? to any other type of cell.
    • Cells in embryos are embryonic stem cells.
    • Stem cells
      • Divides
        • Produces more stem cells
        • Produces other types of cells
          • Muscle cells, neurons, skins cells
    • Embryonic Stem Cells
      • can develop into almost every type of human cell


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