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Stem Cells are unspecialised cells that can develop into any type of cell. They divide by mitosis to become new cells which then become
specialised. This process is called differentiation.

TOTIPOTENCY: the ability to produce all cell types, including all the specialised cells in an organism and extraembryonic cells (cells…

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To help society make decisions about the use of stem cells in medicine, regulatory authorities have been established to consider the benefits and
ethical issues surrounding embryonic research, their work includes:

Looking at proposals of research to decide if they should be allowed.
Licensing and monitoring centres involved in embryonic…


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