3. Cell Death in Dictyostelium: Assessing A Genetic Approach

  1. Richard A. Lockshin Ph.D.3 and
  2. Zahra Zakeri Ph.D.4
  1. Jean-Pierre Levraud1,
  2. Myriam Adam1,
  3. Marie-Françoise Luciani1,
  4. Laurence Aubry2,
  5. Gérard Klein2 and
  6. Pierre Golstein1

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471476501.ch3

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

Levraud, J.-P., Adam, M., Luciani, M.-F., Aubry, L., Klein, G. and Golstein, P. (2003) Cell Death in Dictyostelium: Assessing A Genetic Approach, 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.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 3

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

  2. 4

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille-Luminy, CNRSINSERM de Luminy, Marseille, France

  2. 2

    Laboratorie de Biochimie et Biophysique des Systèmes Intégrés, Department de Biologie Moléculaire et Structurale CEA, Grenoble, France

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:

  • caspace-independent cell death;
  • vacuolar cell death;
  • misleading mutants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Caspase-Independent Mechanisms of Death, the Case for Nonanimal Models, and the Choice of Dictyostelium

  • Main Features of Dictyostelium Cell Death

  • A Genetic Approach to the Molecular Mechanism of Dictyostelium Cell Death: Method

  • A Genetic Approach to the Molecular Mechanism of Dictyostelium Cell Death: Results

  • A Genetic Approach to the Molecular Mechanism of Dictyostelium Cell Death: Critical Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References