Quiz 1_BCH4122_09 - mass. 9. What are the differences...

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Quiz 1 1. What is the definition of stem cells? 2. Terminology: adult/somatic stem cells, precursors/progenitors, commitment, mature cells, development, differentiation … 3. True/false, why? – Adult stem cells have pluripotent potentials. 4. If the tissue specific adult stem lose their functions, what will be happening? Give two examples. 5. Where do mesenchymal stem/stromal cells come from? List a few tissues that have been used to generate MSC. 6. True/false, why? – Mesenchymal stem/stromal cells can be maintained in a suspension culture condition. 7. What are the important questions (research interest) about adult stem cells? 8. True/false, why? – Epiblast stem cells are derived from different part of inner cell
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Unformatted text preview: mass. 9. What are the differences between somatic stem cells and embryonic stem cells? 10. True/false, why? Adult stem cells are safer than ES-derived specific cells in cell-based therapy. 11. Do you think that research results obtained from embryonic stem cells, embryonic germ cells, embryonic carcinoma cells, or EpiSC can be extrapolated to each other? If one paper reported that they had obtained promising results using embryonic carcinoma cells, do you anticipate that you will get similar results with embryonic stem cells or EpiSC?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course BCH bch4122 taught by Professor Wang during the Spring '09 term at University of Ottawa.

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