Biochemistry - Protein Structure - Discussion

Discussion :: Protein Structure - Section 1 (Q.No.8)


Over 50% of common cancers are associated with damage to a protein, p53. This protein

[A]. is a cyclin
[B]. is a tumor supressor
[C]. is an oncogene
[D]. regulates apoptosis

Answer: Option B


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Abdullah said: (Feb 11, 2015)  
In TRAIL pathway the p53 in involved in extrinsic pathway of apoptosis, the p53 act on mitochondria and cytochrome produce which form complexes and stimulate caspases and promote apoptosis. I think the apoptosis is more correct.

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