Flashcards in cell death Deck (9)
how does necrosis arise?
traumatic damage to cells
why does necrosis spread?
release of degradative enzymes from lysosomes
how does apoptosis differ from necrosis?
apoptosis is precise and repeatable deletion of cells
how are apoptotic cells removed?
how do cells signal for apoptosis?
the lipid phosphatidylserine usually faces towards th inner monolayer, but it apoptotic cells it flips outwards
what happens to the chromatin in apoptotic cells?
what enzymes are responsible for the dismantling of proteins in the cell during apoptosis?
what are viruses?
autonomous complexes of nucleic acids, which replicate inside the cell using its machinery