Abortosis

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Abortosis

A term proposed for caspase-mediated escape from apoptosis which occurs in the neurones of Alzheimer’s disease.
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A number of studies have proposed that the presence of spermatozoa containing apoptosis signals such as damaged DNA is indicative of escaping sperm of the apoptosis process, which is referred to as "abortive apoptosis" (47).
Finally, telomere shortening is another inducer of apoptotic pathway which can contribute to the abortive apoptosis theory (56).