An Introduction to Cell Stress & Apoptosis

It gives me immense pleasure that Society for Immunology and Immunopathology is organizing a Workshop-cum-Advanced Training Programme on Cell Stress and Apoptosis in the Department of Pathology, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences. ««  Read More  »»

Cell Stress

INTRODUCTION

Cell stress is broadly defined to include cellular responses to heat shock, oxidative stress, heavy metals and toxic chemicals. Both protective and pathological responses to chemical, physical and biological stressors are included. Molecular chaperones include not only the traditional heat shock proteins but other proteins which assist protein folding and participate in cell defenses. Changes in environment, injury,

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Apoptosis

The word "apoptosis" is derived from Greek language, which means falling of leaves from trees or petals from flowers. Apoptosis refers to the morphology of the dying or dead cells. It is synony-mously called as shrinkage necrosis, cell suicide or single cell necro-sis. ««  Read More  »»

Further Reading

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