Special characteristic of stem cells, Biology

What is the special characteristic of (a) stem cells, (b) embryonic stem cells?

(a) Stem cells can continue to divide throughout their life.

(b)The special characteristic of embryonic stem cells is that they can develop into any part of cell and in some animals (e.g. amphibia) into whole organism.


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