Bid-ding for mercy: twisted killer in action

Egle, A; Asslaber, D; Villunger, A; Pinon-Hofbauer, J
July 2013
Cell Death & Differentiation;Jul2013, Vol. 20 Issue 7, p847
Academic Journal
The authors discuss a study by S. Biswas et al on the role of the pro-apoptotic BH3-only protein Bid in tumorigenesis. They argue on the findings that Bid does not seem to be a protection from cell death in the stem cell compartment. They note the earlier controversy on the role of Bid in DNA-damage induced apoptosis. They also elaborate on the role of Bh3-only proteins in lymphomagenesis.


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