When you click Submit (at the bottom of this web page) it
save your work on the server for me. If you get a "proxy error" hit
-refresh- until you get a "Thanks"
You might want to actually write your answers in Word (so
spell check them) and then cut-and-paste into the boxes. That way, if
the computer misplaces your work you can just re-paste the answers.
OR USE THE MOUSE Between the
Answer the questions as best you can. The boxes will expand
type if you need more space. (Don't worry if it is a one word answer.
The box size is standard.)
Since you will be working in groups, put all the names of
people in the
group in the box. The ideal group size is 2. As an exception I will
allow groups of 3. No groups of 4 or 5. If you work as a group of 3 I
expect better answers. Group sizes above 3 will be penalized in the
.In 2001 3 men won the Nobel Prize in Physiology based on
work on the regulation of the cell cycle. Go to the page linked
Go through the explanations and the game, answering my
Question 1: Why do you think all three men work at
centers where the study of cancer is the focus?
Question 2: In the "Introduction" the text says "CDK and
drive the cell..." What is meant by the term "drive" in this context?
Question 3: What controls the transition from G2
Question 4: When (in the section on Paul Nurse) it says
CDK fuction has been conserved through evolution." what does it mean?
Remember, the boxes will expand as you type if you need more
Question 6: What happens to the level of cyclins
Play the "Control
of the Cell Cycle Game" (you can use the link here or at the
of the Nobel site's web pages).
While the game loads you
can click on the cells and they do something. How many pairs of
chromosomes does this simulated cell have?
Question 8: In the "game" what does the first
Question 10: What does the third checkpoint check