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Caspase 3

A short pro-domain caspase that plays an effector role in APOPTOSIS. It is activated by INITIATOR CASPASES such as CASPASE 9. Isoforms of this protein exist due to multiple alternative splicing of its MESSENGER RNA.

Year introduced: 2007(1995)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.656.262.500.126.350.300, D08.811.277.656.300.200.126.350.300, D12.776.476.075.405.350.300

MeSH Unique ID: D053148

Registry Number: EC 3.4.22.-

Entry Terms:

  • CASP3
  • Caspase-3
  • Apopain
  • Procaspase-3
  • Procaspase 3
  • Pro-Caspase-3
  • Pro Caspase 3

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