Programmed cell death and apoptosis--where it came from and where it is going: from Elie Metchnikoff to the control of caspases.

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The story of cell death began with the origins of cell biology, including important observations by Elie (Ilya) Metchnikoff, who realized that phagocytes engulfed dying cells. Most of the early studies were observational. By the middle of the 20th C, researchers were beginning to explore how cells died, had recognized that cell death was a physiologically… (More)

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@article{Maghsoudi2012ProgrammedCD, title={Programmed cell death and apoptosis--where it came from and where it is going: from Elie Metchnikoff to the control of caspases.}, author={Nader Maghsoudi and Z Zakeri and Richard A. Lockshin}, journal={Experimental oncology}, year={2012}, volume={34 3}, pages={146-52} }