1. List characteristics of epithelial cells and mesenchymal cells.
epithelial: forms tightly joined structures, usually 2-D layers, apical-basolateral polarization
mesenchymal: forms looser structures, usually 3-D, little polarization, in adult organs the
how do we regulate proliferation of cells
List the steps of protein transla;on.
Describe the process by which eIF4E assembles
the ini;a;on complex and is regulated by 4E-BP.
Describe how mTOR regul
Growth Factors and Receptors
Dene hormone, growth factor, ligand, agonist,
antagonist, and receptor.
Describe the minimum requirements of a cell to
respond to a growth factor.
Compare the modes of growth factor signal
Transcrip)on Factors and
List possible ways that the amount of a protein in a cell
can be controlled. Which is the most important way?
Dene transcrip)on factor.
Describe the dierence between cis-ac)ng
Cell Types and Interac0ons
List characteris0cs of epithelial cells and mesenchymal
Describe how cell adhesion diers between epithelial
and mesenchymal cells.
Compare cadherins and integrins.