Practice MIDTERM 1

Practice MIDTERM 1 - Practice MIDTERM 1 CANCER BIOLOGY EXAM...

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Practice MIDTERM 1 – CANCER BIOLOGY EXAM Professor Susan Erster Created by Nicholas Russo ANSWERS ARE BOLDED* 1. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT a. When a G-protein becomes activated, it shifts from a GDP-bound state to an ATP-bound state. b. Genes that are frequently amplified in cancers include the epidermal growth factor receptors (EGFR, HER-2) and the transcription factor myc. c. Proto-oncogenes are cellular genes that are consistent with normal cell growth and development. d. Signal transduction can result in apoptosis, migration, growth, adhesion and/or differentiation. 2. Which of the following statements is INCORRECT a. Cancer is the result of a progression of cellular and molecular changes over time that eventually lead to abnormal growth processes. b. Most human cancers are derived from epithelial cells and are referred to as carcinomas. c. Tumors are composed of cells, and are derived from surrounding tissues within the body. d. A tumor is typically defined as malignant once it has broken through the underlying stroma (basement membrane) invading the tissue around it. e. None of the above are incorrect. 3. The name, location, professor and time that this class takes place is… a. Cancer Biology - Javits 105 - Dr. Susan Erster - Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 12:50-2:10. b. Cancer Biology – Javits 105 – Dr. Oz – Monday from 12:50-2:10.
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c. Cellular Oncology – Javits 110 – Dr. Susan Erster – Monday and Friday from
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This note was uploaded on 01/04/2011 for the course BIO 314 taught by Professor Erster,s during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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