tumor suppressor gene
gene that codes for a protein that stops cell division in particular situations
cancer of the blood
development of cancer
Cell that can be turned into cancer.
star-shaped structure formed in the cytoplasm of a cell having fibers like rays that surround the centrosome during mitosis
the distal end of a chromosome
protein that regulates the cell cycle
new tumor growth that can be benign or malignant
the formation of new blood vessels
producing clones to be used in medical research to find cures for diseases
protein that initiates cell division
A specialized region on the centromere that links each sister chromatid to the mitotic spindle.
an abnormal mass of tissue that can live and reproduce itself, but performs no service to the body
spread of cancer cells beyond their original site in the body
a gene that causes normal cells to change into cancerous tumor cells
activates apoptosis or cell suicide
any communication that encodes a message; Voltage difference measured between points in living cells, tissues, and organisms.
programmed cell death