Apoptosis - a type of cell death, and autophagy that acts on maintenance of survival are involved in the same factor in a cell. We are studying the mechanism that distinguish life and death. We are also researching on the inducer of apoptosis and autophagy , its identification and analysis of mechanism.
The removal of unnecessary cells by phagocytosis is indispensable for health maintenance. We are studying the improvement of phagocytosis of phagocytic cells and the mechanism of phagocytosis primarily in apoptotic cells.