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Cell suicide in health and disease
Scientific American
  • Richard C. Duke
  • David M. Ojcius, University of the Pacific
  • John Ding-E. Young
David M. Ojcius: 0000-0003-1461-4495
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Discusses cell apoptosis, a process of self-termination of cells to ensure the proper functioning of the body. Comparative analysis between apoptosis and necrosis; Causes of apoptosis; Effect of apoptosis on viral diseases; Induction of apoptosis as causing immune deficiency in AIDS patients.
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Richard C. Duke, David M. Ojcius and John Ding-E. Young. "Cell suicide in health and disease" Scientific American Vol. 275 Iss. 6 (1996) p. 80 - 87 ISSN: 0036-8733
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