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Question 6#Print Question

Dysregulation of transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β) signaling is associated with all of the following EXCEPT:

a. Cancer
b. Inguinal hernias
c. Marfan syndrome
d. Thoracic aortic aneurysm

Question 7#Print Question

The only gene expression detection method that provides information regarding mRNA size is:

a. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
b. Southern blot hybridization
c. Northern blot hybridization
d. Immunoblotting

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All of the following are cell-surface receptors EXCEPT:

a. Transmitter-gated ion channels
b. Seven-transmembrane-G-protein -coupled receptors (GPCRs)
c. Enzyme-linked receptors
d. Adhesive receptors

Question 9#Print Question

The process of decoding information on mRNA to synthesize proteins is called:

a. Transcription
b. Translation
c. Replication
d. Signaling

Question 10#Print Question

The cell cycle period in which DNA is duplicated is:

a. S
b. G1
c. M
d. G2

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