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Latest Apoptosis Stories

2012-01-03 14:28:50

Either heart failure or diabetes alone is bad enough, but oftentimes the two conditions seem to go together.

2011-12-27 08:46:14

Researchers of VIB and UGent have discovered a new approach to preventing septic shock, an often fatal extreme inflammatory reaction of the body.

2011-12-22 15:29:05

Sepsis, a form of systemic inflammation, is the leading cause of death in critically ill patients.

2011-12-14 19:28:52

The research team at Lyon has developed an animal model carrying a mutation of the DCC gene.

2011-12-12 16:16:33

An experimental drug that works by blocking the export of key control molecules from the nucleus of cancer cells shows promise as a treatment for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) and other incurable B-cell malignancies.

2011-12-10 01:29:11

Suppressing a newly identified and characterized protein involved in regulating cell division could be a novel strategy to fight certain cancers because it stops the malignant cells from dividing and causes them to die quickly.

2011-12-08 13:39:57

A long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) prevents programmed cell death during one of the final stages of red blood cell differentiation.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.