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Along with colleagues, the pair focused on a core challenge: how to coax myofibroblasts to self-destruct, a cellular process called apoptosis.
These proteins can both induce or prevent apoptosis, and the team suspected that the balance between these proteins was disrupted in the overactive myofibroblasts.
These impostors could then be used to dupe overactive immune cells into believing that apoptosis rather than necrosis was taking place.
Unlike necrosis, the leftovers of apoptosis are mostly tolerated by the immune system.
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medical Definition of apoptosis
apoptoticplay \-ˈtät-ik\ adjective
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