7. Apoptosis in the Immune System

  1. Richard A. Lockshin Ph.D.2 and
  2. Zahra Zakeri Ph.D.3
  1. Alexandra Brás,
  2. David García-Domingo and
  3. Carlos Martínez-A

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0471476501.ch7

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

Brás, A., García-Domingo, D. and Martínez-A, C. (2003) Apoptosis in the Immune System, 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.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Immunology and Oncology, Centro Nacional de Biotecnología/CSIC, Madrid, Spain

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:

  • apoptotic cell death;
  • B cell antigen receptor (BCR);
  • autoimmune disease

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Apoptosis in Primary Lymphoid Tissues

  • Apoptosis in the Periphery

  • Homeostasis in the Immune System

  • Transcription Factors and Apoptosis in the Immune System: The Meeting Point?

  • Conclusions

  • References