p53 and apoptosis: It's not just in the nucleus anymore

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The tumor suppressor p53 triggers apoptosis in response to a variety of stress stimuli. Its role as a transcription factor modulating gene expression has been clearly implicated in this process. Two recent publications now argue for an additional direct role of p53 at the mitochondria in inducing apoptosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)552-554
Number of pages3
JournalMolecular Cell
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2003


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