please answer the following question.

Asked by  | 5th Jul, 2008, 07:20: PM

Expert Answer:

Stem cells are relatively unspecialized cells that has the ability to divide and give rise to specialized cells. Stem cells have the ability to self-renew as well as to develop into specialized cells. Stem cells can be derived from embryonic, foetal, or adult sources.

Eg. - The different types of blood cells are derived from the stem cells present in bone marrow.

Answered by  | 5th Jul, 2008, 09:48: PM

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