cell death


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Related to cell death: necrosis, apoptosis
  • noun

Synonyms for cell death

(physiology) the normal degeneration and death of living cells (as in various epithelial cells)

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Up until now, ferroptosis was a form of cell death identified only in cancer cells.
The study is the first to show CHAC1's new role in promoting cancer cell death under nisin treatment.
activation of transcription factors, changes of gene expression); cell growth, proliferation, and differentiation can be promoted; and apoptosis leading to cell death or cancer development can be induced (Qian et al.
In vitro apoptosis in individual cells was determined by terminal desoxyriboxyl-desoxyriboxyl transferase-mediated DVTP nick-end labeling (TUNEL) assay with the In Situ Cell Death Assay Kit (Roche Diagnostic Corp.
This work shows how our long standing research focus on elucidating the mechanisms of programmed cell death has yielded valuable expertise with widespread and diverse applications, said Steve Mento President and CEO of Idun Pharmaceuticals.
Texas researchers say they might have found the ``cellular fountain of youth,'' an enzyme that in laboratory experiments causes human cells to avoid the normal process of aging and cell death.
In this decade, few, if any fields have captured the imagination of commercial molecular biologists and biopharmaceutical chemists more than apoptosis or programmed cell death.
PENZBERG, Germany -- Time course analyses of neuronal cell death and its underlying mechanisms require laborious experiments and multiple endpoint assays, often involving labelling with irritating compounds and cell disruption.
London, Mar 3 (ANI): The discovery that a single protein called FADD controls multiple cell death pathways could lead to better, more targeted autoimmune disease and cancer drugs.
Other brain abnormalities in people with AD include nerve cell death in specific areas that are vital to memory and other mental abilities, as well as lower levels of certain neurotransmitters.
Excess neurons are then pruned back through a programmed process of cell death, called apoptosis, which yields precise networks.
Both companies have been engaged in the pharmaceutical manipulation of programmable cell death, also known as apoptosis.
ZIO-101 induces cell cycle arrest and cell death by targeting several cellular pathways essential for cell survival.
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): A new study has explained why some body organs are more susceptible to cell death than others, which could eventually lead to advances in treating or preventing heart attack or stroke.
This finding excludes the possibility that the number of strand breaks observed in the present study is due to nonspecific loss of DNA integrity related to cell death processes, providing supporting evidence of a genotoxic effect induced by loud noise.
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