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1

Mutation in this gene will extend lifespan in C. Elegans

Daf-2 Gene

2

Human Non-Coding Repeat Sequence

TTAGGG

3

Where do Telomerases add repeats?

3' ends of telomeres

4

Famous tumor-suppressor protein

P53

5

Function: Proto-oncogenes

What could happen when they mutate?

Responsible for promoting cell growth.

Mutated: Become oncogenes that stimulate tumor formation/growth

6

Genes Associated with Type 2 Diabetes (2)

CAPN10: Calpain 10
HNF4A: Hepatocyte Nuclear Factor 4

7

UV Radiation usually links what?

Thymine

8

What dimers are formed from UV radiation?

Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimers