Stem cells

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(1)Can stem cells become other types of cells?
Yes
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(2) Most cells in a multicellular organisms become what during early development of the organism?
Specialised
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(3) What can unspecialised cells do?
Develop into different types of cells depending on what instructionsthey given
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(4) What are these called?
Stem cells
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(5) What are the two main types of stem cell?
Embryonic & adult stem cell
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(6) Where are embryonic stem cells found?
In the early embryos
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(7) Where are adult stem cells found?
In adult animals
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(8) What are they involved in?
Maintaining and repairing old and damaged tissues
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(9) Can stem cells be used to treat illnesses?
Sometimes
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(10) Does medicine already used adult stem cells to cure disease?
Yes
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(11) Could embryonic stem cells be used to replace faulty cells in sick people?
Yes
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