Stem cells hold the promise of repairing damaged tissues due to a heart attack, stroke, or even a spinal cord injury. Stem cells are the critical step in this potential healing breakthrough because they are pluripotent. What does this mean?

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    These cells have the potential to develop into any kind of specialized cell or tissue.
    These cells lack a nucleus.
    These cells can proceed through an unlimited number of cell divisions.
    These cells are the only cells in the human body that can kill bacteria or inactivate viruses.
asked May 19, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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These cells have the potential to develop into any kind of specialized cell or tissue.
answered May 20, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)



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