Definition of apoptosis
Origin of apoptosis
OTHER WORDS FROM apoptosisap·op·tot·ic [ap-uh-tot-ik, ap-uhp‐], /ˌæp əˈtɒt ɪk, ˌæp əp‐/, adjective
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The tardigrade proteins did this by inhibiting apoptosis, a cellular self-destruct program that is often triggered by exposure to harmful chemicals or radiation.Tardigrades could teach us how to handle the rigors of space travel|Douglas Fox|July 13, 2022|Science News
In one study in rats, swimming was shown to stimulate brain pathways that suppress inflammation in the hippocampus and inhibit apoptosis, or cell death.
Although researchers do not yet have a way to visualize apoptosis and neuronal survival in people, they do observe similar cognitive outcomes.
Those cells undergo apoptosis and die back, leaving fully formed fingers behind.
THC and cannabidiol both induce apoptosis in leukemic cell lines.Marijuana Fights Cancer and Helps Manage Side Effects, Researchers Find|Martin A. Lee|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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The programmed death of a cell. Scientists believe that this process is governed by chemical signals a given cell receives from its neighbors.