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, Lab Report
Apoptosis is a morphologically distinct form of cell death which is under genetic control. It is also well recognized that apoptosis and the genes that control it have a strong effect on the malignant phenotype. The genes found mutated most frequently in colon cancer are adenomatous polyposis coli (APC), deleted in colon cancer (DCC), K-Ras, and p53 (Bhatnagar et al., 2009).