Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 10, Cell Growth and Division - Standardized Test Prep - Page 303: 6



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Option A is incorrect. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent, not totipotent. Option B is incorrect. Totipotent cells have not yet begun to differentiate. Option D is incorrect. Adult stem cells are multipotent, meaning they can differentiate into a limited number of cells. Option C is correct. Totipotent cells have not yet differentiated and have the potential to become any type of cell possible.
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