I have seen in the litterature that methods that are able to identify DNA
damage may also be able to identify apoptosis. Also, I have noticed
that authors generally consider genotoxicity as an initial step
towards carcinogenicity. The problem is that apoptosis seems to be the
way nature counterbalances carcinogenesis. In general terms, cancer is the opposite of apoptosis!
How would you then correlate apoptosis, carcinogenicity and genotoxicity?
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