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Ras and p53

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p53 is a protein that promotes transcription of a gene that suppresses cell division. Ras is a protein that can activate the transcription of proteins that promote cell division.

Which of the following is MOST likely to be found in a cancerous cell?

A

High activity levels of both p53 and Ras.

B

High activity levels of p53 and absence of Ras.

C

High activity levels of Ras and absence of p53.

D

Absence of both p53 and Ras.