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This useful work presents a current overview of key genes involved in the control of apoptosis research together with thoughts on future prospects and clinical applications. While there are several books written on apoptosis, this one deals specifically with its regulation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781461374121
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 12/16/2012
Edition description: 1998
Pages: 310
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The role of p53 in apoptosis.- Mammalian bcl-2 family genes.- Stress-responsive signal transduction: emerging concepts and biological significance.- Control of Apoptosis Through Gene Regulation.- Adhesion and Apoptosis.- Death signalling in C. elegans and activation mechanisms of caspases.- Apoptosis in Drosophila.- Viral genes that modulate apoptosis.- Therapeutic manipulation of apoptosis in cancer and neurological disease.

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