What is MPF? Video


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What protein(s) have to be present in order for the cell to move past the G2 checkpoint?

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1. What is the purpose of the S phase in the cell cycle?

2. _____ is a cell cycle checkpoint that regulates the passage of a cell from the G2 growth phase to the M phase.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Students can use this quiz and worksheet to assess their understanding of the maturation-promoting factor. Most questions on the quiz will deal with the cell cycle in some way.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In order to complete this quiz, you will need to answer questions about:

  • Stages of the cell cycle
  • Cell cycle checkpoints
  • Proteins involved in certain checkpoints

Skills Practiced

This quiz encourages students to practice skills such as:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the maturation-promoting factor
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the transition from G2 to M phase
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the order of the cell cycle phases

Additional Learning

Take your knowledge about this subject to the next level by studying the lesson entitled What is MPF? Information covered by this lesson includes:

  • The most important stages of the cell cycle
  • What the maturation-promoting factor regulates
  • The result of the M phase on the maturation-promoting factor