Caspase cleavage is not for everyone.


Journal Article

During apoptosis, caspases cleave cellular substrates to break down and package the apoptotic cell for removal. Reporting in Cell, Mahrus et al. (2008) and Dix et al. (2008) use new approaches that identify hundreds of previously unrecognized caspase substrates, many of which appear to produce polypeptide fragments with potentially new functional activities.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Johnson, CE; Kornbluth, S

Published Date

  • September 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 134 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 720 - 721

PubMed ID

  • 18775303

Pubmed Central ID

  • 18775303

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1097-4172

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0092-8674

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cell.2008.08.019


  • eng