Stem Cells

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Is not itself terminally differentiated; € It can divide without limit; € When it divides, each daughter has a choice: it can either remain a stem cell, or it can embark on a course that commits it to terminal differentiation.

ALBERTS, B. et al. Molecular Biology Of The Cell. 5th. ed. New York: Garland Science, 2008.

Two properties:

Self-renewal: the ability to go through numerous cycles of cell division while maintaining the undifferentiated state.


Potency: capacity differentiate specialized types.
Totipotent Pluripotent Multipotent Oligopotent Unipotent

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