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Caspase 6

A short pro-domain caspase that plays an effector role in APOPTOSIS. It is activated by INITIATOR CASPASES such as CASPASE 7; CASPASE 8; and CASPASE 10. Isoforms of this protein exist due to multiple alternative splicing of its MESSENGER RNA.

Year introduced: 2007(1997)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.656.262.500.126.350.600, D08.811.277.656.300.200.126.350.600, D12.776.476.075.405.350.600

MeSH Unique ID: D053178

Registry Number: EC 3.4.22.-

Entry Terms:

  • Caspase-6

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