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2018 16/Feb

The cell is the basic unit with cell membrane that contains the fundamental molecules of life. All living things are composed of cells, and an organelle is a specialized subunit within a cell that has a specific function. Individual organelles are usually separately enclosed within their own lipid bilayers. Cilia and Kartagener syndrome It’s a variant of […]

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2018 6/Feb

Bcl-2 (B-cell lymphoma-2gene) is a member of Bcl-2 family, which contains Bcl-2, Bcl-xi, Bax, Bak, Bid, and Bad. Bcl-2, localized mainly on the outer membrane of the mitochondrion, is a very important antiapoptosis factor, by preventing the release of cytochrome C and then restraining the activation of the caspase, which is crucial for cell apoptosis. […]

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2018 25/Jan

Apoptosis is a specialized form of programmed cell death, characterized by lack of inflammatory response. It is an active process regulated by proteins that often affects only single cells or small groups of cells. So, what is the biochemical pathway leading to apoptosis? Activation of caspases cascade. Caspase activation is the crucial step because caspases […]

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