Fas ligand/Fas system in the brain: regulator of immune and apoptotic responses

@article{Choi2004FasLS,
  title={Fas ligand/Fas system in the brain: regulator of immune and apoptotic responses},
  author={Chulhee Choi and Etty N. Benveniste},
  journal={Brain Research Reviews},
  year={2004},
  volume={44},
  pages={65-81}
}
Apoptosis, also known as programmed cell death, is the major type of cell death involved in normal development, regeneration, proliferation and pathologic degeneration in the central nervous system (CNS). The apoptotic process can be divided further into two pathways depending on the involvement of mitochondria and related biochemical cascades. The internal pathway of apoptosis is initiated by a variety of cytotoxic stimuli and mediated by the release of cytochrome c and subsequent activation… 
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