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|Title:||Apoptosis and lipoapoptosis in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe|
|Authors:||Low, C.P. |
|Citation:||Low, C.P., Liew, L.P., Yang, H., Pervaiz, S. (2005). Apoptosis and lipoapoptosis in the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe. FEMS Yeast Research 5 (12) : 1199-1206. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.femsyr.2005.07.004|
|Abstract:||Yeasts being simple eukaryotes are established genetic systems that are often employed to solve important biological questions. Recently, it has become evident that certain cell death programs exist in these unicellular organisms. For example, it has been shown recently that strains of the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe deficient in triacylglycerol synthesis undergo cell death with prominent apoptotic markers. This minireview is intended to discuss key developments that have rendered fission yeast useful both as a tool and as a model for apoptosis and lipoapoptosis research. It is attempted to delineate a putative signaling pathway leading to the execution of lipoapoptosis in the fission yeast. Although in its infancy, apoptosis research in the fission yeast promises exciting breakthroughs in the near future. © 2005 Federation of European Microbiological Societies. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.|
|Source Title:||FEMS Yeast Research|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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