Essays Tagged: "Apoptosis"

Discusses the symptoms, possible treatments and famous cases of ALS.

ord that control voluntary movement gradually degenerate. It could be a result of viral infections, Apoptosis (programmed cell death), trauma, and environmental toxins (Turner). The loss of these moto ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Whats the difference between a cancer cell and a normal cell

ay, they are potentially immortal. They are everlasting. Ordinarily, cells with damaged DNA undergo apoptosis, a series of enzymatic reaction that lead to the death of the cell. Cancer cells fail to u ...

(2 pages) 13873 0 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry

An Overview of Cancer

he defines cancer as "Normal cells divide and when they become old or damaged they kill themselves (apoptosis). Cancer cells are damaged normal cells that do not die and continue dividing. They have n ...

(2 pages) 81 3 3.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Redox status of thioredoxin-1 (TRX1) determines the sensitivity of human liver carcinoma cells (HepG2) to arsenic trioxide-induced cell death Scientific Journal Article Review

n Yue, Xiaohui Wang, Haijing Jin and Quan Chen tested the role of thiorendoxin-1 (TRX1) in inducing apoptosis, self-destruction of the cell, using arsenic trioxide (As2O3) in a HepG2 cell. Inducing ap ... ecule, either by mutation of the active site or oxidation, As2O3 can induce mitochondrial dependent apoptosis. The lab group tested thiorendoxin-1 in HepG2 cells and it proved that thiorendoxin-1 had ...

(2 pages) 577 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Novel Functions of JAK2 in the treatment of MPD

JAK2 Inhibitor Induction of Apoptosis and Cell-Cycle Arrest in Human Erythroleukemic Cancer CellsHillel FriedmanHebrew Academy o ... itors' ability to precisely target these malignancies, investigating their role in the p53-mediated apoptosis and cell-cycle arrest responses on JAK2V617F+ HEL cells to evaluate their therapeutic pote ... ern blot of JAK2 was performed to ensure inhibition of JAK2 post-treatment. Following confirmation, apoptosis and cell-cycle assays, qPCR analysis of p53 and DRAM and an autophagy level assay were per ...

(21 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Term paper about methodology

(217 pages) 0 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education