TITLE

Life and death in the condemned cell

AUTHOR(S)
Young, S.
PUB. DATE
January 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;1/25/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1805, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the extraordinary process of programmed cell death which is now the subject of heightened interst in several disciplines. The two genes necessary for this process to take place; How apoptosis takes place; Implications in cancer and AIDSresearch. INSET: 1: When order gives way to chaos in the cell.;2: The immune....
ACCESSION #
9202170217

 

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