Stem Cells and Cancer
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a protein that can regulate cell growth and division
a minute cylindrical organelle near the nucleus in animal cells, occurring in pairs and involved in the development of spindle fibers in cell division.
Disorder in which some of the body's cells lose the ability to control growth
Stem cells with the potential to differentiate into any type of cell.
one of a group of external regulatory proteins that stimulate the growth and division of cells
Process in which cells become specialized in structure and function
An organism in the earliest stage of development
Programmed cell death
Cells that divide and remain undifferentiated. Three types are totipotent, pluripotent, and multi-potent.
A mass of abnormal cells that develops when cancerous cells divide and grow uncontrollably.
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