Email updates

Keep up to date with the latest news and content from Genome Biology and BioMed Central.

Research news

How melanomas avoid apoptosis

William Wells

Genome Biology 2001, 2:spotlight-20010112-02  doi:10.1186/gb-spotlight-20010112-02

Published: 12 January 2001

Although metastatic melanomas retain an intact p53, they lose the p53 effector Apaf-1 through deletion and methylation.