Apoptosis in Normal Development and Cancer

Apoptosis in Normal Development and Cancer

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In apoptosis in the mammalian system, cells have a finite life - they develop, are used and then die. Cancer cells escape this programmed routine but, from an understanding of apoptosis, they can be programmed to die. This book addresses theshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 303 pages
  • 169.2 x 257 x 21.6mm | 644.11g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748404449
  • 9780748404445

Table of contents

Apoptosis - a 20th-century scientific revolution, B.V. Harmon and D.J. Allan; the enzymology of apoptosis, F.M. Hughes and J.A. Cidlowski; molecular mechanisms of apoptosis, S. Tanuma; identification of genes associated with cell death, C.A. Lamb and J.J. Cohen; genes involved in apoptosis, N.J. McCarthy et al; the role of p53 in apoptosis, S.W. Lowe; Bcl-2 in apoptosis, J. Reed; molecular and genetic control of apoptosis in Drosophilia, J.M. Abrams; evolution of apoptosis, D.L. Vaux;show more