Which of the following statements is not true for cancer cells in relation to mutations?

  • Option 1)

    Mutations in proto-oncogenes accelerate the cell cycle.

  • Option 2)

    Mutations destroy telomerase inhibitor.

  • Option 3)

    Mutations inactivate the cell control.

  • Option 4)

    Mutations inhibit production of telomerase.

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Cancer -

Cancer is one of the most dreaded diseases of human beings and is a major cause of death all over the globe.

- wherein

In our body, cell growth and differentiation is highly controlled and regulated. In cancer cells, there is breakdown of these regulatory mechanisms

 

 

Cancerous cells have a high telomerase activity.


Option 1)

Mutations in proto-oncogenes accelerate the cell cycle.

Incorrect option

Option 2)

Mutations destroy telomerase inhibitor.

Incorrect option

Option 3)

Mutations inactivate the cell control.

Incorrect option

Option 4)

Mutations inhibit production of telomerase.

Correct option

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