Hope and Hype of Adult Stem Cell Plasticity

@inproceedings{Kumar2008HopeAH,
  title={Hope and Hype of Adult Stem Cell Plasticity},
  author={Ritesh Kumar},
  year={2008}
}
Human embryonic stem cell (ESC) lines were first described in 1998. Their ability to reproduce limitlessly and differentiate into almost all cell types has generated a lot of scientific and media interest. Scientific research into human ESC has been proliferating steadily in the last few years. This has led to premature and unjustified expectations that embryonic stem cells will cure a host of diseases affecting the heart, brain, endocrines, spinal cord. However, there are ethical issues… CONTINUE READING

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