Cells - the quiz

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  • Created on: 22-12-13 15:01

1. How do stem cells differentiate into specialized cells?

  • They are transported to the place they will be used and copy cells there
  • Some genes are expressed but not others when they are given a chemical signal
  • Messenger RNA carries the code for which type of cell the stem cells will become
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2. Which of these is not an element of cell theory?

  • Cells are the second smallest unit of life
  • All living organisms are composed of cells, and their products
  • Cells only come from pre-existing cells
  • They are all elements of cell theory

3. What are stem cells?

  • Cells that retain the capacity to divide and have the ability to differentiate.
  • Cells which make up the stem of green plants
  • Cells which go dormant when they are not needed

4. What is a therapeutic use of stem cells?

  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Kidney transplant
  • Heart transplant

5. Which came first, the chicken or the egg?

  • neither
  • Too tokkie for me!
  • chicken
  • egg

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