Apoptosis in the Nervous System

  • Nina Felice Schor
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Abstract

Our understanding of the mechanisms of cell death is ever evolving. Once thought to be a random, passive process, cell death can be energy-requiring, orderly, and critically important for proper development of the nervous system. Two major pathways to cell death have been recognized and characterized.

Keywords

Tyrosine Cysteine Neuroblastoma Crest Medulloblastoma 

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nina Felice Schor
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  1. 1.Division of Child NeurologyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicineUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Pediatrics, Neurology, and PharmacologyUniversity of Pittsburgh School of MedicineUSA
  3. 3.Children’ Hospital of PittsburghUSA

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