International Journal of Biology Sciences

International Journal of Biology Sciences


International Journal of Biology Sciences
International Journal of Biology Sciences
Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2019)

A review of stem cell therapy


Ashikujaman Syed

Stem cells and derived products offer great promise for new medical treatments. Learn about stem cell types, current and possible uses, ethical issues, and the state of research and practice. Stem cells are the body's raw materials — cells from which all other cells with specialized functions are generated. Under the right conditions in the body or a laboratory, stem cells divide to form more cells called daughter cells. These daughter cells either become new stem cells (self-renewal) or become specialized cells (differentiation) with a more specific function, such as blood cells, brain cells, heart muscle cells or bone cells. No other cell in the body has the natural ability to generate new cell types.
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Ashikujaman Syed. A review of stem cell therapy. International Journal of Biology Sciences, Volume 1, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 11-13
International Journal of Biology Sciences