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Caspases, Effector MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Caspases, Effector
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.262.500.126.350
D08.811.277.656.300.200.126.350
D12.776.476.075.405.350
Unique ID
D053470
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053470
Scope Note
A subclass of caspases that contain short pro-domain regions. They are activated by the proteolytic action of INITIATOR CASPASES. Once activated they cleave a variety of substrates that cause APOPTOSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Effector Caspases
Registry Number
EC 3.4.22.-
Previous Indexing
Caspases (1999-2006)
Cysteine Proteinases (1997-1998)
Public MeSH Note
2007
History Note
2007
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Caspase Inhibitors
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2021/05/21
Caspases, Effector Preferred
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