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Lecture13_Apoptosis - Programmed cell death(apoptosis...

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Programmed cell death ( apoptosis ) Apoptosis - a regulated form of cell death: why? Cytology of apoptosis. Differences between apoptosis and necrosis. Functions for apoptosis in development and homeostasis. Common disease states are associated with an imbalance in apoptosis. Apoptosis can be initiated by signals from inside or outside the cell. Growth factors and cell adhesion promote cell survival via suppression of apoptosis. 1 Bio 103-Fall 2009 © Steven Gross
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