Apoptosis: the germs of death

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From the initial recognition that programmed cell suicide existed, to the elucidation of the underlying death and survival pathways at the molecular level, the story of apoptosis has unfolded rapidly. But much still remains to be discovered.

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Figure 1: Apoptosis in development.
Figure 2: Hallmarks of classical apoptosis.

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Rich, T., Watson, C. & Wyllie, A. Apoptosis: the germs of death. Nat Cell Biol 1, E69–E71 (1999) doi:10.1038/11038

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