Thursday
April 24, 2014

Homework Help: stem cells

Posted by Casey on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 10:51pm.

Stem cells may open the door to discoveries about many diseases and may allow treatments for diseases to be developed. However many ethical issues surround stem cell research which need to be addressed by scientists, governments, etc.
a. Explain why scientists would want to make induced pluripotent (iPS) stem cells instead of using embryonic stem (ES) cells that already exist. Be sure to address the following in your answer.
i. What ethical issues would be resolved by using iPS cells rather than ES cells?
ii. Explain how making iPS cells that are patient-specific stem cells could be beneficial for therapeutic use.
iii. Explain how iPS cells could be used to help screen for or develop drugs.

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

biology - Stem cells may open the door to discoveries about many diseases and ...
PlEaSe HeLp Me!!! - Describe in one paraghraph what embryonic and adult stem ...
Science - Describe in one paraghraph what embryonic and adult stem cells are and...
science - What are stem cells? Stem cells, the basic building blocks of human ...
degree - 16. Which article would be the most appropriate source to include in a...
Stem Cells - Are adult stem cells found only in adults human beings or all human...
bio - T or F? stem cells in the bone marrow can produce more than a dozen types ...
Information Literacy - Which of the following is an article from a popular ...
Biology - Which of the following statements correctly compares the functions of...
Psychology - How are glial cells connected to stem cells?

Search
Members