Unformatted text preview: New Locations in the Body REAL WORLD EXAMPLE
Describe an example of a type of cancer in which the G1 Checkpoint does not function properly. Rb protein (tumor suppressor) functions as BRAKES in cell cycle
Retinoblastoma (in children)-Rb protein is dysfunctional,
G1 checkpoint disrupted !!
cell division is constant and unregulated, malignant tumors in
the retina 9
LECTURE DISCUSSION: THINK, GROUP, SHARE ACTIVITY
CURES FOR CANCER & TREATMENT STRATEGIES
Imagine that you have been put in charge of a Canadian Research Team that has been assigned to find
cures for cancer and to improve upon the current strategies for treating cancer!
By utilizing your vast knowledge of the Biology,
propose topics that should be investigated in future experiments.
Explain the reasoning behind your proposed topics.
Think, Group, & Share with your classmates! Focus on heading straight to the source, focus on extracting
certain sections of the cell cycle where the mutation begins,
instead of killing tumors, because they may grow back. If
the source of corrup...
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2012 for the course ASTRO 1f03 taught by Professor Perkins during the Spring '12 term at McMaster University.
- Spring '12