Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Activation and oligomerization of BAK protein (R-HSA-111452) [Homo sapiens]


tBID binds to its mitochondrial partner BAK to release cytochrome c. Activated tBID results in an allosteric activation of BAK. This may induce its intramembranous oligomerization into a pore for cytochrome c efflux.

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Database Identifier
BioModels Database BIOMD0000000220