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Family Tree v.s Cell Lineage:

Observations and Questions
Observation: Please observe the two movies in "Tracing Back Family Tree" & "Tracing Back Cell Lineage" and come up with your observations and questions for discussion.

Questions to Get You Started:

1. What might be the similarities and differences between your family tree and a cell’s family tree?
2. Are the successor daughter cells in the C. elegans embryo developmentally more differentiated then their predecessors?
3. Developmentally, are you more advanced/specified/differentiated than your grandparents?
4. How do the fully differentiated intestinal cells differ from their mother cell?