parthanatos

parthanatos

A molecular biology term for caspase-independent fragmentation of chromosomal DNA.
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Effect of parthanatos on ropivacaine-induced damage in SH-SY5Y cells.
Mesenchymal stem cells protect neurons against hypoxic-ischemic injury via inhibiting parthanatos, necroptosis, and apoptosis, but not autophagy," Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, 2016.
The team noted that Iduna works by interrupting a cascade of molecular events that result in a common and widespread type of brain cell death called parthanatos often found in cases of stroke, Parkinson's Disease, diabetes and heart attack.