An Alternative, Non-Apoptotic Form of Programmed Cell Death

  title={An Alternative, Non-Apoptotic Form of Programmed Cell Death},
  • Published 2001
Traditional thought about cell death focuses on two distinct types of events. Apoptosis is characterized by distinct morphological characteristics and specific genetic events; necrosis is described by different morphological characteristics and a lack of genetic control of the death process. However some forms of cell death, including oncosis and some developmental and neurodegenerative cell deaths, do not fit morphological descriptions of necrosis or apoptosis. The biochemical mechanisms by… CONTINUE READING

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