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Figure 3:  This image summarizes the Fas-mediated apoptotic pathway.  An arrow signifies activation and a straight line indicates inhibition.  The image was originally published by Dr. Richard Pope.  It is reproduced with his permission.  Click on the image to read the original paper and figures.  Click here to learn more about the research in Dr. Pope's lab.