CASP6

CASP6

A gene on chromosome 4q25 that encodes a so-called effector caspase belonging to the cysteine-aspartic acid protease (caspase) family which, once activated by proteolytic processing, plays a central role in the execution phase of apoptosis. Effector (also called executioner) caspases CASP3, -6 and -7 are responsible for cleaving downstream substrates.
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TABLA III PATRON DE LATENCIA DEL VIRUS EPSTEIN BARR Y NEOPLASIAS ASOCIADAS Latencia Genes virales Neoplasias asociadas expresados I EBNA-1 Linfoma de Burkit EBERs BARF II EBNA-1 Linfoma de Hodgkin EBERs Cancer nasofaringeo LMP-1 Linfoma periferico LMP-2 T/NK BARF III Todos EBNAs Linfomas asociados a EBERs SIDA LMP-1 Desordenes LMP-2 linfoproliferativos BARF Postransplantes TABLA IV GENES CANDIDATOS Y LINFOMAS FAMILIARES Via Genes Ciclo celular/ AICDA, BAX, BCL2,BCL2A1,BCL2L1,BCL2L2, BCL2L10, Apoptosis BCL2L11(BIM), BCL6, BCL7A, BCL7C, BCL10, CASP1, CASP14, CASP4, CASP5, CASP6, CASP7, CASP8AP2, CASP9, CCND1, LMO2, MYC, PIM1, RIPK1, RIPK2, TP53, TP53I.
Effector caspases (CASP3, CASP6, CASP7) in turn cleave other protein substrates within the cell, to trigger the apoptotic process.