Nerve and muscle tissue don't grow back much but epithelial cells in the skin grow very quickly. Why is that some tissues find it difficult to grow back and are replaced by fibrous scar tissue. Can't they do some mitosis and regrow? Thank you
Blob A could grow back skin cells quickly after a minor scratch, lived to reproduce and spread the ability to all the little baby blobs.
Blob B had the ability to regrow spinal column cells, unfortunately the nerve damage was due to being bitten in half by big nasty blob C so the ability was no advantage.
Cell growth and division is a complex process that is influenced by many factors, including genetics, environment, and overall health. Some cells may have a slower growth rate due to genetic factors or damage to their DNA, while others may be affected by external factors such as nutrient availability or exposure to toxins.
Yes, some diseases or medical conditions can impact the growth rate of cells. For example, cancer cells often have a higher growth rate than normal cells, while certain autoimmune disorders can slow down cell growth. Additionally, chronic diseases or nutritional deficiencies can also affect the body's ability to produce new cells.
Yes, as we age, our cells may not have the same regenerative abilities as when we were younger. This is due to a decrease in the production of growth factors and the accumulation of cellular damage over time. However, the rate of cell growth can also be influenced by lifestyle factors such as diet and exercise.
Yes, chronic stress can have a negative impact on cell growth and division. Stress hormones can interfere with the production of growth factors and disrupt the body's natural healing and repair processes. This can lead to slower cell growth and a weakened immune system.
There are various factors that can influence cell growth, such as a healthy diet, regular exercise, and reducing stress. Additionally, certain supplements or medications may be prescribed to enhance cell growth. However, it is important to consult with a healthcare professional before making any changes to your lifestyle or taking new medications.