Anchorage Dependence: Definition & Overview


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What are the proteins that attach cells to surfaces?

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1. Anchorage dependent cells won't _____ unless they are attached to a surface.

2. Growth factors attach to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Inside this combination of a quiz and worksheet, you will be going over anchorage dependence. Questions ask you about the proteins that attach cells to surfaces as well as the process of apoptosis.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will find the question topics below contained in the quiz:

  • What anchorage dependent cells cannot do without surface attachment
  • Growth factor attachment
  • Characteristics of cancer cells
  • Apoptosis

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember what you have learned about cancer cells
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define apoptosis
  • Knowledge application - use what you know to answer questions about cellular surface attachment

Additional Learning

To review more, go to the lesson titled Anchorage Dependence: Definition & Overview, and you will be able to check out the following other subjects:

  • Fetal development
  • Anchorage independence
  • Free-floating cells