Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2005.09.006
Title: Protozoan programmed cell death - Insights from Blastocystis deathstyles
Authors: Tan, K.S.W. 
Nasirudeen, A.M.A. 
Issue Date: 2005
Source: Tan, K.S.W., Nasirudeen, A.M.A. (2005). Protozoan programmed cell death - Insights from Blastocystis deathstyles. Trends in Parasitology 21 (12) : 547-550. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pt.2005.09.006
Abstract: Programmed cell death (PCD) is an essential process in the growth and development of multicellular organisms. However, accumulating evidence indicates that unicellular eukaryotes can also undergo PCD with apoptosis-like features. The protozoan parasite Blastocystis hominis has been reported to exhibit both apoptotic and non-apoptotic features of PCD when exposed to a variety of stimuli. Recent observations of PCD pathways in Blastocystis suggest that this protozoan, as is the case with its multicellular counterparts, possesses complex cell-death mechanisms. © 2005 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Source Title: Trends in Parasitology
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/24778
ISSN: 14714922
DOI: 10.1016/j.pt.2005.09.006
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