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1

A stem cell is an ___________ cell of an organism which is capable of giving rise to many more cells of the ______ type and from which certain other cells can arise from _____________

Undifferentiated
Same
Differentiation

2

Stem cells from human _________ can be cloned and be made to ___________ into most different types of human _______

Embryo
Differentiate
Cells

3

Stem cells from adult bone _________ can form many types of cells including _______ cells

Marrow
Blood

4

__________ tissue in plants can differentiate into any type of ______ cell throughout the _____ of the plant

Meristem
Plant
Life

5

Treatment with _____ cells may be able to help with conditions such as ________ and _________

Stem
Diabetes
Paralysis

6

In ________ cloning an embryo is produced with the same genes as the _________. Stem cells from the embryo are not __________ by the patients body so they may be used for __________ treatment

Therapeutic
Patient
Rejected
Medical

7

What are the potential risks of the use of stem cells?

Transfer of viral infection

Some people have ethical or religious objections

8

Stem cells from __________ in plants can be used to produce _______ of plants quickly and ____________

Meristems
Clones
Economically

9

_______ species can be cloned to protect from __________

Rare
Extinction

10

_____ plants with special features such as disease _____________ can be cloned to produce large numbers of ___________ plants for farmers

Crop
Resistance
Identical

11

What are auxins?

Plant hormones that stimulate growth