B. Stem cells have the potential to divide many times
C. Stem cells divide by meiosis
D. Stem cells are found in the bone marrow of adult humans
3. Why are human embryonic stem cells so useful?
A. They have the potential to divide
B. They are easy to grow and culture in a laboratory
C. The stem cells can be stimulated to differentiate into specialised cells
D. All of the above
Q4-6: Bone marrow is soft spongy tissue found inside bones. Blood cells are made and stored in the bone marrow. The blood cells that divide to make all the different types of blood cell are a type of stem cell.
4. Which of the following is not a blood cell?
A. Red blood cell
5. If a person has a disease that affects the bone marrow, such as leukaemia a bone marrow transplant may be carried out. Healthy stem cells are transfused into the person.