Jan 04, 2018 · Adult vs Embryonic Stem Cells in the Lab Scientists have been working with human embryonic stem cells since the 1990s. Researchers discovered how to get embryonic stem cells from early mouse embryos in 1981 and, in 1998, figured how to retrieve and grow embryonic stem cells Author: Lori Allen.
Adult stem cells are found in small numbers in most adult tissues, such as bone marrow or fat. Compared with embryonic stem cells, adult stem cells are more limited in their ability to become different cells in the body. Until recently, researchers thought adult stem cells could create only similar types of cells.
Jul 24, 2012 · In contrast, the adult stem cells are only capable of producing into tissue specific cell types. • The adult stem cells are difficult to grow in culture. The Embryonic stem cells, in contrast, can be easily grown in culture. • Unlike the adult stem cells, Author: Samanthi.