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Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 18 August 2004
Vol. 2004, Issue 33, p. nf77
[DOI: 10.1126/sageke.2004.33.nf77]

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Membranes of Death

Molecule prevents suicide triggered by cell's protein factories

Mitch Leslie

http://sageke.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/2004/33/nf77

Abstract: When the going gets tough, many cells give up. But some endure if they've got a protein that prevents a particular organelle from sparking cell suicide, new work suggests. The results might eventually help researchers identify ways to curtail cell loss associated with Alzheimer's disease and stroke.

Citation: M. Leslie, Membranes of Death. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2004 (33), nf77 (2004).

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