Tumor suppressor genes constitute one class of genes that regulate the cell division cycle. Which of the following would be the best description of a tumor suppressor gene?

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A gene that stimulates progression through the cell division cycle when expressed at high levels

 
 

 

asked Feb 21, 2013 in Health Sciences by anonymous
    

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A gene that normally blocks progression through the cell division cycle

answered Sep 2, 2013 by joshcaldwell3 ~Rookie~ (135 points)
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A gene that blocks progression through the cell division cycle when it is inactivated
answered Feb 22, 2013 by iPost ~Expert~ (1,508 points)

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