Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
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Chapter 20 - Test Your Understanding - Level 1 - Knowledge/Comprehension: 3

Answer

c. a somatic plant cell can often give rise to a complete plant

Work Step by Step

With plant cells, genetic engineering can be done on a single somatic cell that will eventually grow into a full plant. Additionally, with animal cells there is the ethical concern as well as the complexity of the issue as it involved forming an embryo from sperm and egg.
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