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Uno Dos of Trace: How Do Cells Know to Stop Growing at a Specific Size?

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Every cell in the body is a specific size. Host Trace Dominquez discusses some new scientific findings related to cell growth. A team of biologists has zeroed in on a previously unknown mechanism within the cell growth cycle that controls cell size. They made this fundamental finding by studying yeast cells, but it could provide insight to basic human biology. Part of the "Uno Dos of Trace" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 58 seconds

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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 1
5 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Episode 2
7 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 3
7 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Episode 4
6 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 5
14 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 6
5 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 7
6 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 8
6 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Uno Dos of Trace
Episode 9
3 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
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Episode 10
6 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12