A K Matapurkar

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During apoptosis, cytochrome c released from mitochondria activates Apaf-1, a cofactor of caspase-9. The evidence that cytochrome c can activate Apaf-1 is abundant, but the proof that cytochrome c is required for apoptosis is limited to two studies that used genetically modified mice. One of these studies concluded that in some tissues apoptosis may require(More)
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