"Caspase 9" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A long pro-domain caspase that contains a CASPASE RECRUITMENT DOMAIN in its pro-domain region. Caspase 9 is activated during cell stress by mitochondria-derived proapoptotic factors and by CARD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS such as APOPTOTIC PROTEASE-ACTIVATING FACTOR 1. It activates APOPTOSIS by cleaving and activating EFFECTOR CASPASES.
- Caspase 9
- ICE-Like Apoptotic Protease 6
- ICE Like Apoptotic Protease 6
- Apoptotic Protease Activating Factor 3
- ICE-LAP6 Protein
- ICE LAP6 Protein
- Procaspase 9
- Pro Caspase 9
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