Sep '13
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  • Q:

    Erythropoiesis involves the differentiation of a nucleated progenitor cell into a non-nucleated erythrocyte. Prior to the loss of its nucleus, the progenitor cell has a high concentration of ribosomes. This is most likely due to which of the following?

     

    A

    production of nucleus-degrading proteases and nucleases

    B

    production of hemoglobin

    C

    maintenance of the enlarged nucleus

    D

    secretion of paracrine differentiation proteins




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