calpain

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calpain

(kăl′pān′)
n.
A proteolytic enzyme regulated by the concentration of calcium ions.
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-6, -7, -8 and PARP, and the protein expression levels of Bip, calnexin, PDI, calpain-2 and caspase-12 were also upregulated dramatically by neferine treatment.