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Caspase-independent apoptosis in yeast.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18358844     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Apoptosis is a highly regulated cellular suicide program crucial for metazoan development. Yeast counterparts of central metazoan apoptotic regulators, such as metacaspase Yca1p, have been identified. In spite of the importance of Yca1p in yeast apoptotic process, many other factors such as Aif1p, orthologs of EndoG, AMID and cyclophilin D play important roles in caspase-independent apoptotic pathways. This review summarized recent progress about studies of various intrinsic and extrinsic apoptotic stimuli that may induce yeast cell death via caspase-independent apoptosis.
Authors:
Qiuli Liang; Wei Li; Bing Zhou
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2008-03-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biochimica et biophysica acta     Volume:  1783     ISSN:  0006-3002     ISO Abbreviation:  Biochim. Biophys. Acta     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-06-16     Completed Date:  2008-08-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0217513     Medline TA:  Biochim Biophys Acta     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1311-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
State Key Laboratory of Biomembrane and Membrane Biotechnology, Department of Biological Sciences and Biotechnology, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Apoptosis / physiology*
Apoptosis Regulatory Proteins / metabolism*
Caspases / metabolism*
Humans
Mitochondrial Membranes / metabolism*
Permeability
Signal Transduction
Yeasts / cytology,  genetics,  physiology*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Apoptosis Regulatory Proteins; EC 3.4.22.-/Caspases

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