- Words: 4117
- Length: 16 Pages
- Topic: Medicine
- Paper #: 72276897
Unfortunately, these undifferentiated cells cannot be harvested or removed from an adult because an adult's cells have already matured.
Once matured, cells can't be overwritten to become another type of cell. but, embryonic cells are technically at a stage of growth where they are clearly cells but they have not yet reached a stage of becoming a specialized cell. Therefore, the stem cells can still be rewritten or redirected so