- Gurusamy Muneeswaran,
- Subramanian Kartheeswaran,
- Kaliappan Muthukumar,
- Chandran Karunakaran
J Mol Graph Model 2017 Oct 20;79:140-148. Epub 2017 Oct 20.
Biomedical Research Lab, Department of Chemistry, VHNSN College (Autonomous), Virudhunagar, 626 001, Tamilnadu, India. Electronic address:
Heat, electric shock, and burn injuries induce apoptosis by releasing cytochrome c (cyt-c) from mitochondria and by subsequently activating the death protease, caspases-3. During apoptosis, cyt-c undergoes changes in the secondary structure that have been suggested to increase its peroxidase activity. Information about these structural changes will provide better understanding of the apoptotic mechanism. Read More