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Caspase 8

"Caspase 8" 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.

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A long pro-domain caspase that contains a death effector domain in its pro-domain region. Caspase 8 plays a role in APOPTOSIS by cleaving and activating EFFECTOR CASPASES. Activation of this enzyme can occur via the interaction of its N-terminal death effector domain with DEATH DOMAIN RECEPTOR SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Caspase 8" by people in UAMS Profiles by year, and whether "Caspase 8" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 10 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2005 and 2006 and 2007 and 2008
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