The successful cloning of whole plants from single differentiated cells was accomplished during the 1950s by __ and students, who worked with carrot plants.
· Found that __taken from the root and incubated in culture medium could grow into normal adult plants, each genetically identical to the parent plant.
· Showed that __ does not necessarily involve irreversible changes in the DNA; in plants, mature cells can “__” and then give rise to all the specialized cell types of the organism.
o Any cell with this potential is said to be __.
- FC Steward
- differentiated cells