gene expression

What is a totipotent cell?
A cell that contains all the genetic information needed to make a whole new organism.
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Why must the nucleus from an adult cell be introduced to an egg cell for cloning?

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The egg cytoplasm contains many important molecules needed to initiate and support early animal development.

Card 3

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What changes in DNA accumulate with age?

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Damage which can lead to cancers, fertility decreases abd the telomeres shorten with successive cell divisions.

Card 4

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What major processes lead from a zygote to a complex organism?

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Card 5

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What are transcription factors?

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What are homodimers?

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What are heterodimers?

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Card 8

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What is the direct mechanism for gene regulation?

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Card 9

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What are enhancers?

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Card 10

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Why can enhancers be distant from the promoter?

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