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What would happen if apoptosis was halted in most cells and then the organism died?
- Inland Taipan
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what should happen? If the organism dies, then you have nothing to do...
Cis or trans? That's what matters.
- King Cobra
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The cells of the dead organism would eventually undergo necrosis. Even if apoptosis was not halted, most of the cells in a dead organism, especially a large one such as a human, would die via necrosis.
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