Cleavage of Procaspase-7 by the apoptosome

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R-HSA-114261
Type
Reaction [transition]
Species
Homo sapiens
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Caspases-3 and -7 are directly cleaved downstream of caspase-9 in the cytochrome c/Apaf-1-inducible caspase cascade (Slee et al., 1999).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12824163 Human caspase-7 activity and regulation by its N-terminal peptide

Denault, JB, Salvesen, GS

J. Biol. Chem. 2003
11701129 Crystal structure of a procaspase-7 zymogen: mechanisms of activation and substrate binding

Chai, J, Wu, Q, Shiozaki, E, Srinivasula, SM, Alnemri, ES, Shi, Y

Cell 2001
11752425 Structural basis for the activation of human procaspase-7

Riedl, SJ, Fuentes-Prior, P, Renatus, M, Kairies, N, Krapp, S, Huber, R, Salvesen, GS, Bode, W

Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2001
16916640 Engineered hybrid dimers: tracking the activation pathway of caspase-7

Denault, JB, Békés, M, Scott, FL, Sexton, KM, Bogyo, M, Salvesen, GS

Mol. Cell 2006
9922454 Ordering the cytochrome c-initiated caspase cascade: hierarchical activation of caspases-2, -3, -6, -7, -8, and -10 in a caspase-9-dependent manner

Slee, EA, Harte, MT, Kluck, RM, Wolf, BB, Casiano, CA, Newmeyer, DD, Wang, HG, Reed, JC, Nicholson, DW, Alnemri, ES, Green, DR, Martin, SJ

J Cell Biol 1999
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cysteine-type endopeptidase activity of Apoptosome [cytosol]
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