What is Apoptosis? - Definition, Pathway & Examples


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Cell suicide or programmed cell death is called what?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an apoptotic pathway?

2. Which of the following is TRUE regarding apoptosis?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo helps you gauge your understanding of apoptosis. Details you will need to know to pass the quiz include a cell that divides on its own and a protein that plays a role in cellular destruction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Apoptotic pathways
  • When a cell divides on its own
  • Information about apoptosis
  • A protein that is important in cellular destruction
  • Cell suicide or cell death

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can review information regarding apoptosis and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about apoptotic pathways
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding another name for cell suicide or cell death

Additional Learning

To learn more about apoptosis, review the lesson titled What is Apoptosis? - Definition, Pathway & Examples. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what apoptosis is and its significance in biology
  • Learn about the two major forms of cell death
  • Recall the different pathways of apoptosis
  • Understand how capases are activated depending on the situation