Calcium orchestrates apoptosis

  title={Calcium orchestrates apoptosis},
  author={Mark P. Mattson and Sic L. Chan},
  journal={Nature Cell Biology},
Apoptosis is a feature of many diseases and is critical for the sculpting and maintenance of tissues. New work demonstrates that calcium released from the endoplasmic reticulum synchronizes the mass exodus of cytochrome c from the mitochondria, a phenomenon that coordinates apoptosis. 
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