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  • Apoptosis
    • Defined as programmed cell death, apoptosis is a sequence of biochemical reaction that leads to an orderly and neat cell death.
      • 1) Enzymes are released into he cell which leads to the cytoskelton of cell breaking down
        • 2)Cytoskelton becomes densely packed with organelles
          • 3)"Blebs" form in cell surface membrane.
            • 4)Chromatin condense, DNA fragments also break along with the nuclear envelope.
              • 5)cell breaks into little vesicles
                • 6)These are digested by phagocytes and disposed in order to prevent harm to surrounding cells.


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