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Welcome to the LibGuide on apoptosis. Apoptosis is programmed cell death. This guide will assist you with your research on this subject.
Apoptosis, also called programmed cell death, in biology, is a mechanism that allows cells to self-destruct when stimulated by the appropriate trigger. Apoptosis can be triggered by mild cellular injury and by various factors internal or external to the cell; the damaged cells are then disposed of in an orderly fashion. As a morphologically distinct form of programmed cell death, apoptosis is different from the other major process of cell death known as necrosis. Apoptosis involves condensation of the nucleus and cytoplasm, followed by cellular partitioning into well-defined fragments for disposal. In multicellular organisms, cell number normally results from the rate of cell production minus the rate of apoptosis.
Apoptosis Video at The Cell
"A time-lapse series using digital holographic microscopy presented as a movie. The movie shows living human prostate cancer cells (DU 145) induced to undergo of apoptosis following treatment with etoposide. The images were created by Phase Holographic Imaging AB (PHIAB), Lund, Sweden." Description from website.
Apoptosis at Cells Alive!
Video of apoptosis and brief description.
The International Cell Death Society
"The Society attempts to promulgate research and clinical information on the broad topic of cell death, including apoptosis, autophagy, necrosis, necroptosis, and other variants." Description from website.
Keywords & Search Terms
Here are some search terms for you to try in the databases, such as ProQuest Science Journals and EBSCO Multi-search. Make sure you have the "peer reviewed" or "scholarly" box checked off before you search!
Apoptosis AND Bacteria (try as keywords and as subjects)
Apoptosis AND Proteins
Apoptosis AND "Signal pathways"
Also try Apoptosis AND specific bacteria: Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, etc.
"Programmed cell death" and Bacteria