Problem: For a chemotherapeutic drug to be useful for treating cancer cells, which of the following is most desirable? A) It is safe enough to limit all apoptosisB) It does not affect metabolically active cellsC) It only attacks cells that are density dependentD) It targets only rapidly dividing cells.

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Apoptosis: programmed cell death; prevents over-proliferation of cells

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For a chemotherapeutic drug to be useful for treating cancer cells, which of the following is most desirable? 

A) It is safe enough to limit all apoptosis

B) It does not affect metabolically active cells

C) It only attacks cells that are density dependent

D) It targets only rapidly dividing cells.

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