Flashcards in Lecture 26- Intro to Tumor Biology Deck (3)
when cells become different to one another.
Early cells similar. Then they differentiate into 3 germ layers. Then cells further differentiate within these layers.
Occurs at level of cells.
Maturation of differentiated cells from proliferative cells.
-inactivation o proliferative genes
-activation of special function genes
When things go wrong.
Reversion to primitive, embryonic proliferative cells.