Neuronal cell death

Julie Agapite and Hermann Steller

in Molecular and Cellular Approaches to Neural Development

Published in print April 1998 | ISBN: 9780195111668
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199865833 | DOI:
 Neuronal cell death

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This chapter focuses on recent progress in identifying genes that are directly involved in the control and execution of apoptosis. Topics covered include properties of the apoptotic program, control of neuronal apoptosis, genetic analysis of programmed cell death in C. elegans, mechanisms of cell killing, cell death inhibitors from baculovirus, and molecular genetics of apoptosis in Drosophila.

Keywords: programmed cell death; neuronal apoptisis; C elegans; Drosophila; baculovirus

Chapter.  13720 words. 

Subjects: Neuroscience

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