An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

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ELLIS, Hilary M.

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Genetic control of programmed cell death in the nematode C. elegans.

Cell, 44, 817-829., 1986.

Using C. elegans to investigate whether there was a genetic program controlling cell death, or apoptosis,  In 1986, Horvitz identified the first "death genes", ced-3 and ced-4. He showed that functional ced-3 and ced-4 genes were a prerequisite for the execution of cell death.



Subjects: BIOLOGY › Developmental Biology, BIOLOGY › MOLECULAR BIOLOGY