• Question: As a human, how were the cells in our body form?

    Asked by Michelle.B to Remsha, Oliver, Lisa on 16 Nov 2018.
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      Remsha Afzal answered on 16 Nov 2018:

      Ah very good question! Without going into too much detail it starts from fertilization. So an egg and sperm cell combine to form a zygote cell. and then it starts dividing, and dividing and dividing. The DNA that’s passed on in the zygote also gets passed into all those dividing cells which then differentiate into specialized cells by getting instructions from the DNA and signaling molecules, till eventually a full human is formed.