Apoptosis Signaling Pathways as Therapeutic Targets in Lung Injury

Author(s): Kazuyoshi Kuwano, Naoki Hagimoto, Michihiro Yoshimi, Takashige Maeyama, Yoichi Nakanishi

Journal Name: Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

Volume 1 , Issue 3 , 2004

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Apoptosis plays a major role in homeostasis as well as proliferation and differentiation. The important role of epithelial and endothelial cell apoptosis in lung injury and repair has been demonstrated. Modulating signaling molecules of apoptosis may be effective treatment against lung injury.

Keywords: apoptosis, death receptor, mitochondria, necrosis, lung injury, fibrosis

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Year: 2004
Page: [263 - 268]
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.2174/1570180043398849
Price: $65

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