Apoptosis Genes by J. W. Wilson, C. Booth, C. S. Potten (auth.), James W.

By J. W. Wilson, C. Booth, C. S. Potten (auth.), James W. Wilson, Catherine Booth, Christopher S. Potten (eds.)

Apoptosis, or programmed phone loss of life, is a common strategy in which broken or undesirable cells are dismantled in an orderly and atraumatic type. it really is of severe value in improvement, homeostasis, and mobilephone inhabitants keep watch over. examine over the past decade is now permitting scientists to understand how genes and the protein items have interaction to regulate apoptosis. This has ended in the present place the place researchers are able to without delay alter the motion of key proteins via gene treatment and antisense oligonucleotides.
Apoptosis Genes offers a present review of key genes fascinated about the regulate of apoptosis study including recommendations on destiny clients and medical purposes. whereas there are numerous books written on apoptosis, Apoptosis Genes bargains in particular with the law of apoptosis. Given the elevated curiosity within the function of apoptosis genes in illness strategies, this paintings should be necessary to researchers investigating melanoma, autoimmune illness, viral an infection, heart problems, neurodegenerative problems, AIDS, osteoporosis, and aging.

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1995). In the latter case, it is known that WTl protein interacts with p53, and may inhibit repression and apoptosis by this interaction (Maheswaran et al. 1995). How Bcl2 and ElB-19K proteins inhibit p53-mediated transcriptional repression is currently unclear. Several genes with decreased expression following p53 induction have been identified (Amson et al. 1996; Werner et al. 1996; Prisco et al. 1997). The best characterised p53-repressed gene is that for the microtubuleassociated protein, Map4.

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I. (1982) Adenovirus EIB-58kD tumor antigen and SV40 large tumor antigen are physically associated with the same 54 kd cellular protein. Cell 28: 387-394. D. M. (1993) The HPV-16 E6 and E6-AP complex functions as a ubiquitin-protein ligase in the ubiquitination of p53. Ce1l7S: 495-505. , et al. (1997) Restoration of the growth suppressive function of mutant pS3 by a synthetic peptide derived from the p53 C-terminal domain. Nature Med. 3: 632-638. , et al. (1992). Induction of apoptosis by wild type p53 in a human colon tumor-derived cell line.

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