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caspase

[′kas‚pās]
(cell and molecular biology)
Any of a family of intracellular proteins that mediate apoptosis.
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For example, the changes in RIPK3, MLKL, and caspase 3 mRNA levels were not consistent with the changes in the corresponding protein expression levels.
Detection of apoptotic caspase activation in serafrom patients with chronic HCV infection is associated with fibrotic liver injury.
NLRP1 induces IL-1[beta] production and caspase 6 activation, which are factors involved in the progress of AD.
Apoptosis, Bcl-2 family proteins and caspases: The ABCs of seizure-damage and epileptogenesis?.
Mazumder, "In vitro cytotoxic and human recombinant caspase inhibitory effect of Annona reticulata leaves," India Journal of Pharmacology, vol.
Sun et al., "Prevention of renal ischemic injury by silencing the expression of renal caspase 3 and caspase 8," Transplantation, vol.
Dunn et al., "HIN-200 proteins regulate caspase activation in response to foreign cytoplasmic DNA," Science, vol.
In contrast to T47D cell lines, MCF7 cell lines with tiliroside of 50 [micro]g/ml occurred weak expression of Caspase 8 (Figure 6) moreover Caspase 9 was not expressed.
Thus, the toxicity assessment on the tolerance level at inhibitory concentration, [IC.sub.50]towards mercury and measure on the total soluble protein, chlorophyll a, caspase activity and apoptotic activity were done on microalgae C.vulgaris.
Orrenius, Dual regulation of caspase activity by hydrogen peroxide: implications for apoptosis.

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