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Term:
activation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process (GO:0006919)
Annotations: Rat: (80) Mouse: (78) Human: (92) Chinchilla: (72) Bonobo: (90) Dog: (47) Squirrel: (1) Pig: (57)
Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
activation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process +   
Any process that initiates the activity of the inactive enzyme cysteine-type endopeptidase in the context of an apoptotic process.
positive regulation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic signaling pathway +   
positive regulation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in execution phase of apoptosis +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: caspase activation
Narrow Synonyms: activation of caspase activity ;   activation of metacaspase activity
Xrefs: MIPS_funcat:40.10.02.02.02
Definition Sources: GOC:al, GOC:dph, GOC:jl, GOC:mtg_apoptosis, GOC:tb, PMID:14744432, PMID:18328827, Wikipedia:Caspase

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