LS 2 Assignment 1

LS 2 Assignment 1 - However her cells known as HeLa cells...

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Life Sciences 2-2 Winter 2010 Assignment 1 10 points How Cancer Arises R. Weinberg Name: _________________ TA: _________________ Answer the following questions based on the article. (2 points each). 1- Cancer cells reproduce in a different way than normal cells do. Explain the difference. 2- Explain on the genetic level how cells become cancerous.
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3- Hernieta Lacks was a patient who died in 1951 of cervical cancer.
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Unformatted text preview: However, her cells, known as HeLa cells are still used today in cancer research. Based on your understanding of the article, explain how these cells obtained in 1951 still being available for use after 59 years! 4- Name one type of protoncogenes mentioned in the article and explain how it functions. 5- What are the stages of the cell cycle? How are these stages regulated?...
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