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Homeotic Genes and Cancer Quiz


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Homeotic Gene

A. development of cells with specialized functions

B. the process where organisms grow and develop organs and tissues to produce characteristics

C. activation of a gene that results in a protein

D. regulatory genes that determine where certain anatomical structures will develop in an organism during morphogenesis


Bodies try to stop cancer by Proto-Oncogenes and Tumer Suppressing Genes

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Sarcomas

A. grow in skin and tissues that line the organs of the bone

B. grow in the bone and muscle tissue

C. spread of cancer cells beyond their original stae

D. a genetic disease caused by a mutation in the genes that control cell division


Mutagen

A. solid tumors that grow in tissues that form blood cells

B. something that causes a genetic mutations

C. any substance that increases the risk of cancer

D. gene mutated to cause cancer


Metastasis

A. grow in skin and tissues that line the organs of the bone

B. grow in the bone and muscle tissue

C. spread of cancer cells beyond their original stae

D. a genetic disease caused by a mutation in the genes that control cell division


Carcinogen

A. solid tumors that grow in tissues that form blood cells

B. something that causes a genetic mutations

C. any substance that increases the risk of cancer

D. gene mutated to cause cancer


Carcinomas

A. grow in skin and tissues that line the organs of the bone

B. grow in the bone and muscle tissue

C. spread of cancer cells beyond their original stae

D. a genetic disease caused by a mutation in the genes that control cell division


Cancer

A. grow in skin and tissues that line the organs of the bone

B. grow in the bone and muscle tissue

C. spread of cancer cells beyond their original stae

D. a genetic disease caused by a mutation in the genes that control cell division


Homeobox

A. specific DNA sequence within a homeotic gene that regulates patterns of development

B. a tumor that remains within a mass

C. abnormal growth of cells that result from abnormal cell division

D. uncontrolled dividing cells that invade and destroy healthy tissue elsewhere in the body


Tumor

A. specific DNA sequence within a homeotic gene that regulates patterns of development

B. a tumor that remains within a mass

C. abnormal growth of cells that result from abnormal cell division

D. uncontrolled dividing cells that invade and destroy healthy tissue elsewhere in the body


Cell Differentiation

A. development of cells with specialized functions

B. the process where organisms grow and develop organs and tissues to produce characteristics

C. activation of a gene that results in a protein

D. regulatory genes that determine where certain anatomical structures will develop in an organism during morphogenesis


Oncogene

A. solid tumors that grow in tissues that form blood cells

B. something that causes a genetic mutations

C. any substance that increases the risk of cancer

D. gene mutated to cause cancer


Benign Tumor

A. specific DNA sequence within a homeotic gene that regulates patterns of development

B. a tumor that remains within a mass

C. abnormal growth of cells that result from abnormal cell division

D. uncontrolled dividing cells that invade and destroy healthy tissue elsewhere in the body


Gene Expression

A. development of cells with specialized functions

B. the process where organisms grow and develop organs and tissues to produce characteristics

C. activation of a gene that results in a protein

D. regulatory genes that determine where certain anatomical structures will develop in an organism during morphogenesis


Morphogenesis

A. development of cells with specialized functions

B. the process where organisms grow and develop organs and tissues to produce characteristics

C. activation of a gene that results in a protein

D. regulatory genes that determine where certain anatomical structures will develop in an organism during morphogenesis


Malignant Tumor

A. specific DNA sequence within a homeotic gene that regulates patterns of development

B. a tumor that remains within a mass

C. abnormal growth of cells that result from abnormal cell division

D. uncontrolled dividing cells that invade and destroy healthy tissue elsewhere in the body


Lymphomas

A. solid tumors that grow in tissues that form blood cells

B. something that causes a genetic mutations

C. any substance that increases the risk of cancer

D. gene mutated to cause cancer




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