how to identify truly apoptosis

jaymone jaymone at paonline.com
Fri Dec 12 20:38:25 EST 2003


Not true that any drug can induce apoptosis.  Many drugs kill cells without
inducing apoptosis.  The only way to identify apoptosis-inducing drugs is to
expose cells to the drug and look for markers of apoptosis, such as caspase
activation, DNA laddering, chromatin condensation, etc.

Jay Mone

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