Sporoptosis: Sowing the Seeds of Nuclear Destruction

Lior Aram, Eli Arama

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What are the origins of programmed cell death (PCD)? In this issue of Developmental Cell, Eastwood et al. (2012) uncover an ancient developmental program of nuclear destruction in yeast, implying that some PCD mechanisms could have emerged from nonlethal processes before the divergence of fungi and metazoan.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-6
Number of pages2
JournalDevelopmental Cell
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 2012


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