B1- You and your genes (B1.4)

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How can bacteria, plants and some animals be reproduced?
they can reproduce asexually to form clones
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What is a clone?
individuals with identical genes
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What are differences between clones due to ?
They are due to only environmental factors
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How do clones of plants occur naturally?
when plants produce bulbs or runners
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How do clones of animals occur naturally ?
when cells of an embryo separate
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how do clones of animals occur artificially?
when the nucleus from an adult body cell is transferred to an empty unfertilised egg cell
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Name 2 different types of stem cells ?
Adult stem cells and Embryonic stem cells
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What are adult stem cells ?
they are unspecialised cells that can develop into many, but not all, types of cells
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What are embryonic stem cells ?
they are unspecialised stem cells that can develop into any type of cell
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Unspecialised stem cells (embryonic and adult) can.... ?
treat some illnesses
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When do the majority of cells of a multicellular organism become specialised ?
during the early development of the organism
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