Embryonic and Adult Stem Cells: Uses, Origins & Properties


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Where are pluripotent stem cells located?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about multipotent stem cells?

2. Where do totipotent stem cells occur?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will ask about several types of stem cells and their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The questions in this quiz will address:

  • Where pluripotent stem cells are found
  • Multipotent stem cells
  • When totipotent stem cells occur
  • Adult stem cells

Skills Practiced

Use these assessment tools to practice these skills:

  • Making connections - understand the concept of adult stem cells and their uses
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the characteristics of stem cells and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about multipotent stem cells

Additional learning

For more information on this biology topic, please review the lesson called Embryonic and Adult Stem Cells: Uses, Origins & Properties. You can ensure you can complete these objectives with this lesson:

  • Determine what stem cells are
  • Describe the process of differentiation
  • Differentiate blastocyst and trophoblast
  • Identify different embryonic stem cells
  • Find examples of adult stem cells