The Role of Stem Cells in Transplantation


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Which type of stem cell can form all of the cells in your body?

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1. A bone marrow transplant that uses bone marrow from a genetically matched donor is called a(n):

2. What are some diseases that might cause a person to need a bone marrow transplant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of stem cells. Topics you will need to understand in order to successfully complete the quiz include a bone marrow transplant and the type of stem cells found in bone marrow.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the related quiz and worksheet to comprehend:

  • A bone marrow transplant that uses donated bone marrow
  • The types of cells found in bone marrow
  • A bone marrow transplant that uses a patient's own bone marrow
  • The diseases that can lead to a bone marrow transplant
  • The stem cells that are found in the body

Skills Practiced

The following proficiencies will be evaluated in the quiz and worksheet:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on stem cells
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the diseases that require a bone marrow transplant
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the stem cells that are found in the body

Additional Learning

To better understand information about stem cells, review the complementary lesson called The Role of Stem Cells in Transplantation. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what stem cells are and the different types there are
  • Learn about what a bone marrow transplant is
  • Review other uses for stem cell transplantation