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Do plants have Stem Cells? Answered

Do plants have Stem Cells?

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awilliams25Best Answer (author)2011-07-10

I believe he means like embryonic stem cells, and yes in a sense they do a stem cell is just the beginning cell or cell matrix, a cell that in the beginning stages can become any cell in the body or plant.

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nfarrow (author)2009-08-27

I was thinking more like, "stem cell in animals" if plants have them to?

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gabbygirl (author)2009-08-23

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S1L3N7 SWAT (author)2009-08-15

I believe you're confusing stem cells as litteraly meaning, the cells that make up a plants stem.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stem_cell

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seandogue (author)lemonie2009-08-14

Thanks, I'll be here until the 20th...badmupbump

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seandogue (author)2009-08-14

Why of course...that's what holds up the leaves, silly. Otherwise they'd all look like lettuce ;P

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plant_stem_cells

for a less tongue-in-cheek answer.

Best of luck

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