Stem Cell Research

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Cells are the basic function of life. Cells are the fundamental unit of all living things, this include animals. Cell is the smallest structure in the human body and has all the properties of being alive. Cells can vary in different shape and sizes. The shape or the size cells are related directly to the function of the cells. (Fremgen & Frucht, 2009, p. 22) The human body has several different types of cells like cell membrane, cytoplasm, and nucleus. Each cell has their job to do in the human body. The cell membrane has the responsible of allowing some substance to pass into and out of the cell. The cytoplasm is the substance between the cell membrane. The cytoplasm is mostly like water, it provide storage and work area for the cell. Then we have the nucleus, it responsible is the cell metabolism, growth, and reproduction. (Rice, 2008, p. 44) The stem cells in the human body have three general properties. The stem cells are capable of dividing and renewing themselves for a long time. The stem cells are more relate to the embryos, adult tissues, and the umbilical accord blood. The embryonic cell is in unspecialized cell, can turn that can turn itself into any type of cell in the human body. The primarily source of the stem cells come from frozen in vitro. The adult stem cell is a more specialized cell and it is found of many kinds of tissue. In the adult stem cells can be finding in bone marrow, skin, and the liver. The stem cell is in the umbilical cord, it has a rich source of precursors of mature blood cells. (Rice, 2008, p. 45-47) I found an article on Stem Research Cell from President Bush. President Bush vetoes a bill because President Feels the taxpayer shouldn’t support research on surplus embryos at fertility clinics, even if they offer possible medical breakthroughs and are slated for disposal. (Staff, 2006) The advantage of using stem cell research program is to help with all the birth defect, cancer, generic disorder problem; use can use the stem cell for the medical research project. What about the story on the actor Mr. Reeves, the gentleman play superman. Did anyone new his name was Georges Reeves. He has a spinal cord injury because of a horse riding accident. He was trying to get the congress and the public to support the stem research project.

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