"Caspase 12" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A long pro-domain caspase that contains a caspase recruitment domain in its pro-domain region. Caspase 12 is activated by pro-apoptotic factors that are released during cell stress and by CARD SIGNALING ADAPTOR PROTEINS. It activates APOPTOSIS by cleaving and activating EFFECTOR CASPASES.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Caspase 12" by people in Profiles.
Lack of association of the caspase-12 long allele with community-acquired pneumonia in people of African descent. PLoS One. 2014; 9(2):e89194.
Coordination of ER and oxidative stress signaling: the PERK/Nrf2 signaling pathway. Int J Biochem Cell Biol. 2006 Mar; 38(3):317-32.