Pharmacology III PLC 401: Cancer Chemotherapy
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Pharmacology III PLC 401: Cancer Chemotherapy

Test your knowledge about cancer chemotherapy in Pharmacology III PLC 401 with this quiz based on the lecture by Dr. Mennatallah Gowayed. Evaluate your understanding of the cell cycle, cell death, chemotherapeutic agents, and anti-tumor drugs.

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During which phase of the cell cycle does the DNA replicate?

S phase

Which protein is responsible for unwinding an organism's genetic material during DNA replication?

Helicase

What is the main function of DNA ligase during DNA replication?

Joining DNA fragments to form a single, unbroken molecule

Which phase of mitosis involves the separation of chromosomes and the elongation of the cell?

<p>Anaphase</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of DNA topoisomerases during DNA replication?

<p>Relaxing and supercoiling DNA</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of chemotherapy in the treatment of neoplastic disease?

<p>Inhibit or destroy specific disease-causing agents</p> Signup and view all the answers

At what stage does a tumor become clinically detectable?

<p>When there is a mass of 10^9 cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What do we call cells that can either be non-dividing and terminally differentiated, continually proliferating, or at rest and may be recruited into the cell cycle?

<p>Stem cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What should students be able to do by the end of the lecture according to the intended learning outcomes (ILOs)?

<p>Recall key elements of the cell cycle</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the use of drugs in the treatment of neoplastic disease also known as?

<p>Chemotherapy</p> Signup and view all the answers

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