Stem cells: Sources, types, and uses - define adult stem cells

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Stem Cell Basics IV. | stemcells.nih.gov define adult stem cells


Adult stem cells are undifferentiated cells, found throughout the body after development, that multiply by cell division to.

Unlike embryonic stem cells, which are defined by their origin (cells from the preimplantation-stage embryo), the origin of adult stem cells in some mature tissues.

Unlike embryonic stem cells, which are defined by their origin (the inner cell mass of the blastocyst), adult stem cells share no such definitive means of.