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Apoptosis and the Cell Cycle in Human Disease

  1. Johanna Sjöström1,
  2. Tomi Mäkelä2

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0006043

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How to Cite

Sjöström, J. and Mäkelä, T. 2006. Apoptosis and the Cell Cycle in Human Disease. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

  2. 2

    University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Biomedicum Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

The cell cycle and apoptosis are central gene-regulated cellular pathways. A number of diseases evolve due to deregulation of these pathways.

Keywords:

  • apoptosis;
  • cell cycle;
  • cancer;
  • autoimmune disease;
  • neurodegenerative disease