Published in Proteomics Weekly, January 19th, 2004
"Apoptosis is an essential feature of development and homeostasis in higher organisms. Lipid rafts are subdomains of the plasma membrane that contain high concentrations of cholesterol and sphingolipids. In response to intracellular or extracellular stimuli, lipid rafts can include or exclude proteins to variable extents," scientists in France report.
"This favors specific protein-protein interactions and modulates the activity of signaling cascades. Recently, a number of proteins involved in apoptotic signals have been...
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