Apoptosis and Medicine
by Tobias M. Ntuli
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 276
This book introduces the subject of apoptosis to the uninitiated, looks at apoptosis in normal physiology during bone resorption under mechanical stress, and reviews apoptosis in a number of pathological conditions with an emphasis on cancer.
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