Latest Apoptosis Stories
A new study led by scientists at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine has painted a clearer picture of the delicate arms race between the human immune system and a pathogen that seeks to infect and kill human cells.
Apoptosis is used by cells that are changed by disease or are simply not needed any longer to eliminate themselves before they become a hazard to the body—on a cellular level, death is part of life.
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI), a partner with UPMC CancerCenter, have found that an agent that inhibits mitochondrial division can overcome tumor cell resistance to a commonly used cancer drug, and that the combination of the two induces rapid and synergistic cell death.
The molecular details of how zinc, an essential trace element of human metabolism, interacts with the enzyme caspase-3, which is central to apoptosis or cell death, have been elucidated in a new study led by researchers at Virginia Commonwealth University.
Cells usually self-destruct when irreparable glitches occur in their DNA.
Studies Identify PI3K Pathway Combinations and MYC Driven Cancers SAN DIEGO and NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Senhwa Biosciences, Inc.
HASSELT, Belgium, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Complix, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of Cell Penetrating Alphabodies(TM) (CPABs),
An international team of researchers say CARP-1 Functional Mimetics (CFMs) triggered the death of mesothelioma cells and blocked their ability to spread in laboratory tests. Raleigh,
Findings Shed Light On Cell Death Process, Drug's Toxicity Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 A new discovery about how dying cells are removed
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