Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
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Chapter 53 - Animal Development - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

You could use surgery or lasers to remove/kill cells at different stages of development. When you found a stage at which cells which were removed were not replaced, you would have found the stage at which cell fate is determined.

Work Step by Step

Before determination, cells have multiple possible fates and could help compensate for damage by replacing lost cells.
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