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MC - Cells

Multicellular Organisms - Specialised and Unspecialised cells.

What two functions are stem cells involved in? Growth and Repair
Which two types of cells can stem cells divide to create? Specialised cells and new stem cells.
Stem cells create new stem cells through a process called Self-renewal
What are the two types of stem cells called? Embryonic and Tissue stem cells
Which type of stem cell is found in the embryo? Embryonic stem cells
Which type of stem cell is found in the body? Tissue stem cells
State one location of tissue stem cells in the body. Bone Marrow
What is the ethical issue associated with using embryonic stem cells It destroys the embryo
What is the hierarchy of organisation? Cells, Tissue, Organ, Organ system
What is the definition of an organ system? Groups of organs working together.
What is the definition of a tissue? Groups of cells with the same function working together.
What is the specialisation of a red blood cell? No nucleus, Biconcave, Contains haemoglobin
What is the function of a red blood cell? Carries oxygen around the body
What is the specialisation of a sperm cell? Has a tail to swim
What is the function of a sperm cell? Fertilise the egg
What is the specialisation of an egg cell? Has a food store
What is the function of an egg cell? Provides nutrients for the embryo
Created by: StNiniansHS
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