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The genes in the somatic cells which when activated can lead to uncontrolled growth of cells are

A
Master genes
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Viral oncogenes
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C
Cellular oncogenes
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D
Constitutive genes
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Solution

The correct option is B Cellular oncogenes
An oncogene is a gene that has the potential to cause cancer. These genes when gets expressed produces the proteins which lead to abnormal growth and leads to cancer. They disturb the cell birth and death ratio.
So, the correct answer is option C.

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