Apoptosis: The Life and Death of Cells
Author: Christopher Potten, James Wilson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: July 01, 2004
This book describes the biological implications and significance of apoptosis. Occurring naturally throughout the lifetime of most multicellular organisms, apoptosis, or programmed cell death, accounts for the continuous turnover of cells in the body. However, the genes regulating apoptosis are defective in many cancers.