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Neuronal cell death in neurodegenerative diseases: recurring themes around protein handling
Neuronal cell death plays a role in many chronic neurodegenerative diseases with the loss of particular subsets of neurons. The loss of the neurons occurs during a period of many years, which can make the mode(s) of cell ...
Bcl-2 family on guard at the ER
(American Physiological Society, 2009)
The endoplasmic reticulum (ER) is the main site for protein folding, lipid biosynthesis and calcium storage in the cell. Disturbances of these critical cellular functions lead to ER stress. The ER responds to disturbances ...
Role of mitochondria in neuronal apoptosis
(Karger Publishers, 2000-12)
Apoptosis is a controlled form of cell death that participates in the demise of neuronal cells during development, neurodegenerative disorders and exposure to neurotoxic agents. In recent years, the mitochondria have emerged ...