2. Cell Death: Shaping an Embryo

  1. Richard A. Lockshin Ph.D.1 and
  2. Zahra Zakeri Ph.D.2
  1. Zahra Zakeri Ph.D.2 and
  2. Richard A. Lockshin Ph.D.1

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471476501.ch2

When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death

When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death

How to Cite

Zakeri, Z. and Lockshin, R. A. (2003) Cell Death: Shaping an Embryo, in When Cells Die II: A Comprehensive Evaluation of Apoptosis and Programmed Cell Death (eds R. A. Lockshin and Z. Zakeri), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0471476501.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Biology, Queens College and Graduate Center of City University of New York, Flushing, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Biological Sciences, St. John's University, Jamaica, New York, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Biology, Queens College and Graduate Center of City University of New York, Flushing, New York, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 8 DEC 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471219477

Online ISBN: 9780471476504

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Keywords:

  • developmental cell death;
  • light microscopy;
  • tunel technique

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Development: The Basis for the Concept of Cell Death

  • Naturally Occurring Cell Death in Embryos

  • Genetic Control of Developmental Cell Death

  • Functional Needs of Cell Death during Development

  • Types of Cell Death

  • Methods Useful to Study Cell Death in Development

  • Detection of Cell Death by Morphology

  • Detection of Cell Death by Light Microscopy

  • Use of Cellular Changes as Markers of Cell Death

  • Detection of Deregulation of Certain Gene Products during Cell Death

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References