anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 family proteins | definition

  • proteins on the outer membrane of mitochondria that help prevent inappropriate activation of cell death
Bcl-2 family proteins
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Alberts, B., Johnson, A., Lewis, J., Morgan, D., Raf, M., Roberts, K., & Walter, P. (2015). Molecular Biology of the Cell. New York: Garland Science. http://www.garlandscience.com/

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