1. A completely new protein has been synthesized by a research lab. You are inadvertently exposed to it and have an allergic response. What type of antibody initiates this response? How can your body make antibodies to a new antigen?
2. Viruses can cause an increase in the rate of transcription of proto-oncogenes in at least two ways: directly and indirectly. Describe these two modes.
3. Give two reasons why a cancer associated with an inherited damaged p53 allele is not considered an autosomal recessive Mendelian trait.