SQ mitosis,cancer B130

SQ mitosis,cancer B130 - 10. What is apoptosis? How is it...

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Biology Study Questions: Cell Division, Cancer 1. Explain 3 functions of cell division. 2. Describe the 3 stages of the cell cycle. When does cell division occur? 3. What happens during the G1, S, and G2 phases of interphase? 4. What is the difference between DNA, chromatin, and chromosomes? 5. Sketch a chromosome and a duplicated chromosome. Label the correct parts with these terms: chromatid, sister chromatid, centromere, telomere 6. List the 4 phases of mitosis and describe the events characteristic of each phase. Recognize the phases of mitosis from diagrams and micrographs. 7. What is cytokinesis? How does it occur in animal cells? 8. Describe 3 factors that can inhibit normal cell division. 9. List the 6 traits of cancer cells and explain how each can contribute to tumor growth.
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Unformatted text preview: 10. What is apoptosis? How is it connected to cancer? 11. How are telomeres related to aging? to cancer? 12. How does a malignant tumor differ from a benign tumor? 13. What information is gained from a biopsy? 14. What is p53? Why is it involved in so many different types of cancer? 15. What are oncogenes? What is their origin? 16. What are tumor suppressor genes? What is their origin? 17. Why are treatments which damage DNA often not effective against cancerous cells? 18. Is cancer a disease of older people? Why or why not? 19. Explain how tumor growth selects for faster-growing cancer cells. 20. What are at least 4 things you can do to reduce your chances of cancer?...
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