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Apoptosis: Molecular Mechanisms

  1. Fátima Cairrão,
  2. Pedro M Domingos

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0001150.pub2



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Cairrão, F. and Domingos, P. M. 2010. Apoptosis: Molecular Mechanisms. eLS. .

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  1. ITQB, Oeiras, Portugal

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  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
Table 1. Classification of Bcl-2 family members according to their apoptotic role and the type and number of BH domains
Function in apoptosisBH domainsMember proteins
AntiapoptoticMultipleBcl-2, Bcl-xL, Mcl-1
ProapoptoticMultipleBax, Bak, Bok
ProapoptoticBH3-onlyBid, Bad, Bim, Puma