Effect of Fluoride on growth and development of totipotent cells in Planaria

Munday, Navkiran

The use of fluoride in dentistry has increased dramatically due to the apparent effects of fluoride strengthening the enamel. To investigate futher the effects of fluoride, an experiement was designed to analyze the efect of fluoride on the growth of totipotent cells in Planaria. The results of the research should provide a clue as to how fluoride concentrations affect the growth of the organism as a whole.