Flashcards in Chapter 8 -3 Deck (8)
What do germ cells have?
the enzyme Telomerase which adds extra nucleotides
What produces telomerase?
many cancer cells
What corrects base-pairing errors?
Mutations can cause?
cancer in new somatic cells
or genetic disorders in offspring if occurs in gametes
What do DNA repair mechanisms do?
fix DNA damaged by mutagens
How do we clone?
through somatic cell nuclear transfer
What health problems do clones have?