Apoptosis: Ras to the rescue in the fly eye

Helen McNeill, Julian Downward

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Programmed cell death has seemed to be regulated in quite different ways in mammals and Drosophila. Recent results on the way Ras and downstream pathways can influence cell-death induction suggest the regulatory pathways in these distinct organisms might be more similar than was at first sight apparent.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R176-R179
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Mar 11 1999


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