Cell Death


Cell Death

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 100%

This should be the easiest 4 marks on offer, just having to remember the fundamentals of Cell death.

Question Pattern

Another classic Chapter from Robbins. High yield, easy.

Blindly read the Chapter in Robbins, remember to read classifications & differences.

Make sure you have covered

  • Apoptotic genes
  • Types of cell death and examples
  • Necrosis vs Apoptosis

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Pathways and Mechanisms of Apoptosis
  • Named bodies in Pathology
  • Inflammasome – Overview
  • Morphological sequence in Necrosis
  • Apoptosis vs Necroptosis
  • Necrosis vs Apoptosis
  • Anti-apoptotic proteins – list
  • Apoptotic genes
  • Fibrinoid necrosis – Examples
  • Types of necrosis
  • Liquefactive necrosis – Overview

Suggested Revision

  • Autophagocytosis – Overview
  • Physiological causes of Apoptosis
  • Cellular autophagy – Overview
  • Coagulative necrosis – Examples
  • Pathological causes of apoptosis
  • Apoptotic bodies
  • Caspases – Overview
  • Pyroptosis – Overview

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