Hemp Research & Benefits

What is apoptosis?

Apoptosis is a regulated and highly orchestrated process of programmed cell death that occurs in multicellular organisms. It is a crucial mechanism for maintaining tissue homeostasis, eliminating damaged or unwanted cells, and playing a role in various biological processes, including development, immune response, and the prevention of cancer. Here are some key features of apoptosis: Programmed Cell Death: Unlike necrosis, which is a form of cell death caused by external factors like injury or infection and is typically uncontrolled and inflammatory, apoptosis is a programmed and controlled process initiated from…

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