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Unformatted text preview: many diseases d) Because it was shown that tumor viruses cause cancer, isolation of cancer patients effectively stopped the spread of cancer to other people 3) Foci are: a) Monoclonal, meaning, by definition, that they stem from one cell rather than a larger number of cells b) Capable of forming a monolayer of transformed cells c) Known to occur in most organs including the liver, lungs, and pancreas d) A and C 4) Which of the following is a potential result of having a virus integrate into the hosts genome? a) The virus may integrate its genome upstream of a proto-oncogene, deregulate its expression, and cause cancer b) If the virus is used to transduce a missing gene into a stem cell, the stem cell can be introduced into the patient, thereby curing the patient of their genetic defect. c) A and B d) None of the above Answer Key: 1) B 2) B 3) A 4) C...
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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.
- Spring '08