Question 2: (10 marks in total)
p53 is one of the most commonly mutated genes in human cancer.
- Describe how p53 is inactivated by many viruses (3 marks) (Maximum 150 words)
- What effect does a lack of p53 have on the cell? (3 marks) (Maximum 150 words)
- Why do viruses need to achieve this effect? (4 marks) (Maximum 200 words)