Intro Biology 151: Stem Cells

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Biology
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BIOLOGY 151
Professor
Laura Francis

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Monday September 8 2014Biology 151Stem CellsA stem cell is a cell whose job is to divide to make more cells or to differentiate into cells with specialized functions stem celldividing precursor cellsterminally differentiated cellsmature cellsWhere do you nd stem cells intestines bone marrow skin brain hair etcembryo stem cells can make any kind of cell in our body Stem cells and Differentiated cellsDifferencesStem cells CAN undergo cell division CAN become many different types of cells have the potential to differentiate into cells with different functionsTerminally Differentiated cells Cannot undergo cell division cannot differentiate any further perform specic functions in the bodysuch as a muscle cell generate force or neurons send signals or b
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