Stem Cells and Paralysis By Jacob lowe

What is a stem cell?

A stem cell can become any cell around it, and can duplicate much faster than regular cell.

Where do they come from?

Stem cells are found in zygotes, but stem cells also exist in adults. The cells are extracted and grown in a lab.

What is paralysis?

Paralysis is when a problem in the nervous system that causes one to loose movement and feeling in a part of the body.

What's Stem Cells got to do with Paralysis?

Stem Cells are taken from a patient and grown into a lab. The cells are then injected into the spinal cord.


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