Campbell Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-13409-341-0
ISBN 13: 978-0-13409-341-3

Chapter 18 - 18.3 - Concept Check - Page 379: 2


This mutation would mean that the gene promoting cell division could not be turned off, leading to excess cell division, probably cancer.

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This question highlights the way that small changes, such as tiny change in a miRNA, can lead to very large effects, such as cancer, in the life of an organism.
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