Research the function of the protein called p53. What does this function do? Explain how it can...
Research the function of the protein called p53. What does this function do? Explain how it can affect cell cycle control.
Cell cycle checkpoints
Cell cycle checkpoints function to ensure that incomplete or damaged chromosomes are not replicated and passed on to daughter cells. In most cells, there are several checkpoints in the cell cycle at which the cycle can be arrested if the previous events have not been completed.
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p53 protein is a transcription factor that regulates the expression of several genes involved in DNA repair, cell growth, apoptosis, antioxidant...
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Learn about the cell cycle control system. Discover what cell cycle regulators are, identify the purpose of the cell cycle, and examine the cell cycle checkpoints.