Chapter 14 Controls_Over_Genes

Chapter 14 Controls_Over_Genes - Controls Over Genes...

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Controls Over Genes
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Cancer- Mitosis gone Wrong Lack of contact inhibition Oncogenes- many cancers arise through mutations, a mutated gene is called an oncogene Uncontrolled and invasive growth Benign and malignant tumors Benign = soft, moveable example: Lipoma Malignant = Stony hard, puckers skin example: breast cancer
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Cancer Metastases- spread of cancer by blood and lymph due to cancers cells lack of adhesion Cancer cells are virtually immortal Angiogensis- cancer long term treatment Cancerprotocol.com
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Cancer- Causes and prevention Environment- decrease exposure at home and work Carcinogens- smoking, moderate UV exposure, NO mothballs Heredity- modify risks Diet- Whole foods, veggies, fruit, fiber Viruses- Improve immunity
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Improving Your Immunity Laugh, cry- express emotions Positive mental attitude Exercise 3 times per week for 20 mins.+ Fresh air and sunlight Vitamins- multivitamin/mineral, antioxidants Love/ Faith Pet
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The Dynamics of Genes We have WILD genes that live in a TAME world
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This note was uploaded on 10/05/2011 for the course MCB 2010 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Broward College.

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