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Problem: Select the events that are a consequence of activating mutations in the Ras gene. A. Abnormally rapid cell growth and proliferation is induced.B. The MAP kinase signaling pathway is inhibited. C. Multistep progression of cancer is inhibited. D. Specific transcription factors are activated by phosphorylation.E. The Ras proto-oncogene is converted into an oncogene

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Ras: GTP-binding protein involved in a MAP-kinase signaling cascade

: affects cell proliferation, differentiation, and survival

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Select the events that are a consequence of activating mutations in the Ras gene. 

A. Abnormally rapid cell growth and proliferation is induced.

B. The MAP kinase signaling pathway is inhibited. 

C. Multistep progression of cancer is inhibited. 

D. Specific transcription factors are activated by phosphorylation.

E. The Ras proto-oncogene is converted into an oncogene

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