Chapter 2.2 Stem Cells and Meristems Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Chapter 2.2 Stem Cells and Meristems Deck (5):
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Stem Cells are cells that can

divide to form cells that can become specialised for different functions in multicellular animals.

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Stem cells are involved in the

growth and development of animals

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Stem cells are also involved in the repair of

damaged or diseased tissues in animals.

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Meristems are the sites of production of

non-specialised cells in plants

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Cells produced by meristems have the potential to become

specialised and form a wide range of plant cells.