Definition of Caspase

1. Noun. Any of a group of proteases that mediate apoptosis.




Definition of Caspase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any of several intracellular proteolytic enzymes that mediate apoptosis ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Caspase

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casomorphin
casomorphine
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caspase (current term)
caspase-activated deoxyribonuclease
caspase-mediated cell death
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Literary usage of Caspase

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1. Oxygen/Nitrogen Radicals and Cellular Injury edited by Kenneth B. Adler, Robert D. Devlin, Val Vallyathan (2000)
"JBiolChem 272:31138-31148 (1997). 95. 75. Li J, Billiar TR, Talanian RV, Kim YM. Nitric oxide reversibly inhibits seven members of the caspase family via ..."

2. Designing Nanostructures at the Interface Between Biomedical and Physical by Nas (2005)
"... JM Song, T. Vo-Dinh, Optical Sensor for the Detection of caspase-9 Activity in a Single Cell. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2004. ..."

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