caspase caspase


  • (n) any of a group of proteases that mediate apoptosis


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  • Richard Ulevitch, chair of the Scripps Research Immunology Department and an author of the paper, says, "The results of the study make clear that caspase-12 plays a critical role in the elimination of bacterial pathogens, and that a deficiency...
    on Apr 21, 2006 By: Richard Ulevitch Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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