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Synonyms for apoptosis

a type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself

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applications for our apoptosis technology," said Steve Mento,
For instance, some researchers have found a type of programmed cell death that bears little resemblance to apoptosis.
Wang developed the cell-free apoptosis model system in order to study the mechanism of activation of caspases.
There is rising academic interest in apoptosis due to biologists' need to understand the mechanism of cell number regulation and, therefore, the maintenance of homeostasis in living systems.
At once, cells in the animals' tumors exhibited high rates of apoptosis and tumor growth slowed.
The study also focuses on major diseases for which the treatment is based on apoptosis comprising Cancer, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Cardiovascular Diseases and other apoptosis based diseases including HIV Infection, Organ Transplant Rejection and MODS.
The goal of this study was to determine the role of Fas-mediated apoptosis in human epidermal aging.
Apoptosis has recently been identified as an important mechanism of cell death and evidence suggests that prevention of cell apoptosis can improve survival in animal models of sepsis and endotoxaemia.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Apoptosis in US$ Million.
They cover detecting apoptosis and non-apoptotic cell death, characterizing modifications of apoptotic proteins during apoptosis, analyzing the function of major regulators of apoptosis and cell survival, and analyzing apoptosis in different organs and in model organisms.
6) Apoptosis can also be induced by pathways that depend on the activation of the cellular immune response through Fas/Fas-L and TNFR, pathways that are involved in both tissue injuries and control mechanisms of the immune response.
Studies have shown that inhibition or depletion of RLIP76, a glutathione-conjugate transport protein that helps cells defend themselves against toxicants, causes apoptosis in a number of cancer cell types.