Biology - B2 5.3 Stem Cells

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  • Embryonic stem cells (from human embryos) and adult stem cells (from adult bone marrow can be made to differenciate into many different types of cell. 
  • Stem cells have the potential to treat previously incurable conditions. We may be able to grow nerve cells or whole new organs for people who need them.
  • An egg and sperm cell fuse to form a zygote, a single new cell. That cell divides and becomes a…


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