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Question 203 out of 3 pointsThe genetic mutation which causes sickle cell disease is a change in one amino acid of hemoglobin and is based on one nucleotide mutational change (point mutation).Question 210 out of 3 points
Which of the following is true about p53?Question 223 out of 3 pointsThe normal function of a tumor suppressor gene is to keep the cell cycle running at the appropriate rate for a particular cell type.Question 233 out of 3 pointsGleevec is a drug which helps cure a form of leukemia.Question 240 out of 3 pointsSkin damage and skin cancer is caused by ultraviolet light striking DNA and causing thymine dimers or even cutting the DNA. In most cases this causes death of the skin cell. But cancer is uncontrolled cell growth. How can exposure to light cause uncontrolled cell growth when it mostly kills cells? Chose an answer which best answers this questionQuestion 253 out of 3 pointsThe single amino acid change in hemoglobin which is the basis for sickle cell disease causes;