Cancer stem cells (CSCs) are cancer cells (found within tumors or hematological cancers) that possess characteristics associated with normal stem cells, specifically the ability to give rise to all cell types found in a particular cancer sample.
Moreover, can a stem cell become a cancer cell?
Stem Cells Might Cause Cancer. Most often, people refer to pluripotent, or embryonic, stem cells, which have the ability to become any cell in the body. But there are also adult stem cells, which are more limited in the cells they can create. Now, according to some researchers, there are also tumor stem cells.
What is a Ramet?
A clonal colony or genet is a group of genetically identical individuals, such as plants, fungi, or bacteria, that have grown in a given location, all originating vegetatively, not sexually, from a single ancestor. In plants, an individual in such a population is referred to as a ramet.
What is the oldest living tree species?
Lords of the Rings: Oldest Tree Species on Earth
Great Basin bristlecone pine, 4,844 rings. ( cwsteeds/flickr)
Patagonian cypress, 3,622 rings. ( andreaugarte/flickr)
Giant sequoia, 3,266 rings. (
Western juniper, 2,675 rings. (
Rocky Mountain bristlecone pine, 2,435 rings. (
Redwood, 2,200 rings. (
Foxtail pine, 2,110 rings. (
Alpine larch, 1,917 rings. (
What is the shortest living animal?
Here the list of 10 shortest living animals in the world.
Mosquitofish, 2 years.
Chameleon, 1 Year.
6.House Mouse, 1 years.
Dragon Fly, 4 months.
Houseflies, 4 Weeks.
Drone Ants, 3 Weeks.
Gastrotrichs, 3 Days.
Mayflies, 24 hours.