apoptosis apoptosis

Definition(s):

  • (n) a type of cell death in which the cell uses specialized cellular machinery to kill itself; a cell suicide mechanism that enables metazoans to control cell number and eliminate cells that threaten the animal's survival

Usage(s):

  1. In preliminary laboratory studies, ellagic acid seemed to trigger a process known as apoptosis, in which cancer cells kill themselves.
  2. They were interested in prolonging fertility, but as experts in cell death, or apoptosis, they were looking for ways to keep the limited supply of eggs limping along longer.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Triple Analysis: Breast Cancer, Apoptosis and Cancer Vaccines Report

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Triple Analysis: Breast Cancer, Apoptosis and Cancer Vac
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Research and Markets: Triple Analysis: Apoptosis, Cancer Vaccines and Protein Kinase Inhibitors

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Triple Analysis: Apoptosis, Cancer Vaccines and Protein
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Research and Markets: Triple Analysis: Melanoma, Apoptosis and Cancer Vaccines

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Triple Analysis: Melanoma, Apoptosis and Cancer Vaccines
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  • Professor Adams explains, "Our research at WEHI has produced an encouraging series of small molecule drug candidates that we believe should stimulate apoptosis and aid cancer treatment. When we have a compound that shows activity in pre-clinical...
    on Feb 6, 2007 By: Jerry Adams Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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