Apolist: october


John G. Walsh, Sean P. Cullen, Clare Sheridan, Alexander U. Lüthi, Christopher Gerner, and Seamus J. Martin
Executioner caspase-3 and caspase-7 are functionally distinct proteases

FADD and caspase-8 control the outcome of autophagic signaling in proliferating T cells
Bryan D. Bell, Sabrina Leverrier, Brian M. Weist, Ryan H. Newton, Adrian F. Arechiga, Keith A. Luhrs, Naomi S. Morrissette, and Craig M. Walsh

BAX activation is initiated at a novel interaction site
Evripidis Gavathiotis et al.

Pierre-Luc Bardet, Golnar Kolahgar, Anita Mynett, Irene Miguel-Aliaga, James Briscoe, Pascal Meier, and Jean-Paul Vincent
A fluorescent reporter of caspase activity for live imaging

Ceramide Biogenesis Is Required for Radiation-Induced Apoptosis in the Germ Line of C. elegans
Xinzhu Deng,1 Xianglei Yin,1 Richard Allan,1 Diane D. Lu,1 Carine W. Maurer,2 Adriana Haimovitz-Friedman,3 Zvi Fuks,3 Shai Shaham,2 Richard Kolesnick

A Short Nur77-Derived Peptide Converts Bcl-2 from a Protector to a Killer
S.K. Kolluri, X. Zhu, X. Zhou, B. Lin, Y. Chen, K. Sun, X. Tian, J. Town, X. Cao, F. Lin, D. Zhai, S. Kitada,F. Luciano, E. O’Donnell, Y. Cao, F. He, J. Lin, J.C. Reed, A.C. Satterthwait, and X.-k. Zhang

Completing the family portrait of the anti-apoptotic Bcl-2 proteins: Crystal structure of human Bfl-1 in complex with Bim
Maria Dolores Herman, Tomas Nyman, Martin Welin, Lari Lehtiö, Susanne Flodin, Lionel Trésaugues, Tetyana Kotenyova, Alex Flores and Pär Nordlund

Targeting Bcl-2 family proteins modulates the sensitivity of B-cell lymphoma to rituximab-induced apoptosis
Claudia Stolz, Georg Hess, Patricia S. Hähnel, Florian Grabellus, Sandra Hoffarth, Kurt W. Schmid, and Martin Schuler

An Epstein-Barr virus-encoded microRNA targets PUMA to promote host cell survival
Elizabeth Yee-Wai Choy, Kam-Leung Siu, Kin-Hang Kok, Raymond Wai-Ming Lung, Chi Man Tsang, Ka-Fai To, Dora Lai-Wan Kwong, Sai Wah Tsao, and Dong-Yan Jin

CED-9 and mitochondrial homeostasis in C. elegans muscle
Frederick J. Tan, Michelle Husain, Cara Marie Manlandro, Marijke Koppenol, Andrew Z. Fire, and R. Blake Hill

Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1 Protects Endothelial Cells from FasL-Mediated Apoptosis
K. Bajou, H. Peng, W.E. Laug, C. Maillard, A. Noel, J.M. Foidart, J.A. Martial, and Y.A. DeClerck

Fas Receptor Expression in Germinal-Center B Cells Is Essential for T and B Lymphocyte Homeostasis
Z. Hao, G.S. Duncan, J. Seagal, Y.-W. Su, C. Hong, J. Haight, N.-J. Chen, A. Elia, A. Wakeham, W.Y. Li, J. Liepa, G.A. Wood, S. Casola, K. Rajewsky, and T.W. Mak

RBM5/Luca-15/H37 Regulates Fas Alternative Splice Site Pairing after Exon Definition
S. Bonnal, C. Martínez, P. Förch, A. Bachi, M. Wilm, and J. Valcárcel

The Death Receptor 3-TNF-like protein 1A pathway drives adverse bone pathology in inflammatory arthritis
Melanie Jane Bull, Anwen Siân Williams, Zarabeth Mecklenburgh, Claudia Jane Calder, Jason Peter Twohig, Carole Elford, Bronwen Alice James Evans, Tania F. Rowley, Tomasz J. Slebioda, Vadim Y. Taraban, Aymen Al-Shamkhani, and Eddie Chung Yern Wang

Mathematical modeling identified c-FLIP as an apoptotic switch in death receptor induced apoptosis
Author(s) Lihui Han, Yishu Zhao, Xiaoqing Jia

A mitochondrial block and expression of XIAP lead to resistance to TRAIL-induced apoptosis during progression to metastasis of a colon carcinoma
O Ndozangue-Touriguine, M Sebbagh, D Mérino, O Micheau, J Bertoglio & J Bréard

Targeting XIAP Bypasses Bcl-2-Mediated Resistance to TRAIL and Cooperates with TRAIL to Suppress Pancreatic Cancer Growth In vitro and In vivo
Meike Vogler, Henning Walczak, Dominic Stadel, Tobias L. Haas, Felicitas Genze, Marjana Jovanovic, Jürgen E. Gschwend, Thomas Simmet, Klaus-Michael Debatin, and Simone Fulda

Antibodies targeted to TRAIL receptor-2 and ErbB-2 synergize in vivo and induce an antitumor immune response
John Stagg, Janelle Sharkey, Sandra Pommey, Richard Young, Kazuyoshi Takeda, Hideo Yagita, Ricky W. Johnstone, and Mark J. Smyth

Assembly of oligomeric death domain complexes during toll receptor signalling
Martin C. Moncrieffe, J. Günter Grossmann, and Nicholas J. Gay
J. Biol. Chem. published 1 October 2008, 10.1074/jbc.M805427200

Let-7a microRNA suppresses therapeutics-induced cancer cell death by targeting caspase-3
Author(s) Wing Pui Tsang, Tim Tak Kwok

Up-regulation of the proapoptotic caspase 2 splicing isoform by a candidate tumor suppressor, RBM5
Kazuo Fushimi, Payal Ray, Amar Kar, Lei Wang, Leslie C. Sutherland, and Jane Y. Wu

PRIMA-1MET induces mitochondrial apoptosis through activation of caspase-2
J Shen, H Vakifahmetoglu, H Stridh, B Zhivotovsky & K G Wiman

The PIDDosome mediates delayed death of hippocampal CA1 neurons after transient global cerebral ischemia in rats
Kuniyasu Niizuma, Hidenori Endo, Chikako Nito, D. Jeannie Myer, Gab Seok Kim, and Pak H. Chan

Brief cross-linking of Fas/APO-1 (CD95) triggers engulfment of pre-apoptotic target cells
Shouting Zhang, Erika Witasp, Marjolein Lauwen and Bengt Fadeel

Warts Is Required for PI3K-Regulated Growth Arrest, Autophagy, and Autophagic Cell Death in Drosophila
S. Dutta and E.H. Baehrecke

Bid-induced release of AIF from mitochondria causes immediate neuronal cell death
S Landshamer, M Hoehn, N Barth, S Duvezin-Caubet, G Schwake, S Tobaben, I Kazhdan, B Becattini, S Zahler, A Vollmar, M Pellecchia, A Reichert, N Plesnila, E Wagner & C Culmsee


2 issues of Oncogene with several reviews on apoptosis: caspases, FLIP, Bcl-2-likes, NF-kappaB, TRAIL, Jnk, IAPs, ER and apoptosis …

Caspase-independent cell death: leaving the set without the final cut
S W G Tait & D R Green

Lysosomal membrane permeabilization in cell death
P Boya & G Kroemer

Apoptosis: Stabbed in the BAX p1047
Douglas R. Green & Jerry E. Chipuk

The TRAIL apoptotic pathway in cancer onset, progression and therapy
Ricky W. Johnstone, Ailsa J. Frew & Mark J. Smyth

Inhibitor of Apoptosis Proteins in Eukaryotic Evolution and Development: A Model of Thematic Conservation
M.X.D. O’Riordan, L.D. Bauler, F.L. Scott, and C.S. Duckett

The unexpected role of acid sphingomyelinase in cell death and the pathophysiology of common diseases
Eric L. Smith and Edward H. Schuchman
FASEB J. 2008;22 3419-3431

The extrinsic cell death pathway and the élan mortel
D Wallach, T-B Kang & A Kovalenko

Death receptor chews up bone
Amy Maxmen
J. Exp. Med. 2008;205 2452, Published online Sep 29 2008, 10.1084/jem.20511iti2.

CED-9: moulding mitochondria?
J Cell Sci 2008;121 e2004