“Cells and Cancer and Sexual Reproduction” Please respond to the following:
Note: Online students, please respond to one (1) of the following four (4) bulleted items.
Go to the Science Blogs Website and read the blog post titled “Dichloroacetate and cancer”. Explain how the blog post ties in with this week’s lessons. Indicate three (3) significant ways this post tells us about the link between metabolism, apoptosis, and cancer, and provide an example with your response.
Go to the Postcards from Winticomack Website and read the blog post titled, “Using genetically-modified bacteria to fight cancer at Johns Hopkins”. Discuss the main point of the article. Determine at least three (3) benefits of the genetically modified bacteria described in the article. Give your opinion on what risks the genetically modified bacteria may pose to those receiving the cancer treatments.
Describe the major differences between Meiosis I and Meiosis II. Explain what you believe is the most significant difference in respect to sexual reproduction, and explain why.
Discuss the advantages of sexual reproduction in plants over asexual reproduction. Determine if there are any disadvantages, and explain why or why not.