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There are many points during the cell cycle when the process of division may stop because of a problem. Sometimes the process doesn’t stop. Summarize the function of apoptosis in the cell cycle.

to repair damaged or old cells

to destroy damaged or old cells

to allow the cell to rest before the cell cycle restarts

to facilitate cell reproduction before the cell cycle restarts

When mutated cells ignore checkpoints, they reproduce uncontrollably, forming tumors. During which stage of the cell cycle does the cell divide into two cells?

M

G1

S

G2

Some cells ignore cell cycle checkpoints and continue to grow and divide uncontrollably despite cellular or genetic damage. What disease may directly result from such behavior?(1 point)

emphysema
emphysema

anemia
anemia

diabetes
diabetes

cancer

Summarize the function of checkpoints in the cell cycle.(1 point)

Checkpoints ready the cells for genetic material replication.
Checkpoints ready the cells for genetic material replication.

Checkpoints allow complete cells to bypass stages of the cycle.
Checkpoints allow complete cells to bypass stages of the cycle.

Checkpoints stop the cell cycle when errors are detected.
Checkpoints stop the cell cycle when errors are detected.

Checkpoints prepare the cells for organelle replication.
Checkpoints prepare the cells for organelle replication.
A cell contains DNA damage that causes it to undergo apoptosis before reaching mitosis. This cell had twice the amount of DNA for a cell of this type. During which checkpoint did this cell trigger apoptosis?(1 point)

G1 Checkpoint

G2 Checkpoint

M Checkpoint

No checkpoint meets these criteria.

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  1. Answers: To destroy damaged or old cells. M. Cancer Checkpoints stop the cell cycle when errors are detected. G2 Checkpoint

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  9. 1. To destroy damaged or old cells
    2. M
    3. Cancer
    4. Checkpoints stop the cell cycle when errors are detected
    5. G2 Checkpoint

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