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Chapters 9-16 cumulative for final

Question:

Abnormal chromosomes are frequently found in malignant tumors. Errors such as translocations may place a gene in close proximity to different control regions. Which of the following might then
occur to make the cancer worse?

A) death of the cancer cells in the tumor

B) a decrease in mitotic frequency

C) expression of inappropriate gene products

D) an increase in nondisjunction

E) sensitivity of the immune system

Answer:
C) expression of inappropriate gene products
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Question: Abnormal chromosomes are frequently found in malignant tumors. Errors such as translocations may place a gene in close proximity to different control regions. Which of the following might then occur to make the cancer worse? A) death of the cancer cells in the tumor B) a decrease in mitotic frequency C) expression of inappropriate gene products D) an increase in nondisjunction E) sensitivity of the immune system
Answer: C) expression of inappropriate gene products