Biology Miller Levine Chapter 10.4
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Humans, pets, and petunias all pass through an early warning stage of development called:
How do cells become specialized?
through the process of differentiation
Scientists have mapped the outcome of every cell division that leads to
differentiation in the microscopic worm
Most cells in the adult are no longer capable of
An example of a totipotent cell is
Cells that are pluripotent are unable to develop into the tissue that
surrounds an embryo
Adults stem cells are best described as
Embryonic Stem Cells can become
blood cells, fat cells, neuron cells, and muscle cells
Which is not a new potential benefit of stem cell research?
growing new skin cells to repair a cut
What is the main reason that embryonic stem cell research is considered ethically controversial?
embryos are destroyed in the process
What is one new technology that can make stem cell research less controversial?
developing the abilities to switch on the genes that make an adult cell pluripotent
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