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PrP, caspase-1, ICE, Caspase
The protein encoded by this gene is a membrane glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored glycoprotein that tends to aggregate into rod-like structures. The encoded protein contains a highly unstable region of five tandem octapeptide repeats. This gene is found on chromosome 20, approximately 20 kbp upstream of a gene which encodes a biochemically and structurally similar protein to the one encoded by this gene. Mutations in the repeat region as well as elsewhere in this gene have been associated with Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, fatal familial insomnia, Gerstmann-Straussler disease, Huntington disease-like 1, and kuru. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding the same protein. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from
Zhang et al., Wuhan, China. In J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol, 18 Jun 2015
Furthermore, suppression of INHα expression significantly promoted apoptosis by up-regulating Caspase-3, bcl2, INHβB and GDF9 and down regulated Kitl and TGFβRIII genes both at transcriptional and translational levels.
Evans et al., Memphis, United States. In Nat Genet, 04 Jun 2015
To elucidate mechanisms of glucocorticoid resistance, we determined the prednisolone sensitivity of primary leukemia cells from 444 patients newly diagnosed with ALL and found significantly higher expression of CASP1 (encoding caspase 1) and its activator NLRP3 in glucocorticoid-resistant leukemia cells, resulting from significantly lower somatic methylation of the CASP1 and NLRP3 promoters.
Brodsky et al., Philadelphia, United States. In Semin Immunol, 22 May 2015
Individual NLRs sense the presence of their cognate stimuli, and initiate assembly of inflammasomes via the adaptor protein apoptosis-associated speck-like protein containing a caspase recruitment domain (ASC) and the effector pro-enzyme caspase-1.
Wu et al., Boston, United States. In Curr Opin Struct Biol, 13 May 2015
UNASSIGNED: Inflammasomes are caspase-1 activating, molecular inflammatory machines that proteolytically mature pro-inflammatory cytokines and induce pyroptotic cell death during innate immune responses.
Dixit et al., New Haven, United States. In Nat Med, Mar 2015
BHB did not inhibit caspase-1 activation in response to pathogens that activate the NLR family, CARD domain containing 4 (NLRC4) or absent in melanoma 2 (AIM2) inflammasome and did not affect non-canonical caspase-11, inflammasome activation.
... Caspase substrate N-acteyl-Asp-Glu-Val-Asp-7-amino-4-methyl-coumarin (Ac-DEVD-AMC) and the pan-caspase inhibitor Z-Val-Ala-Asp(O-methyl)-fluoromethylketone (zVAD-fmk) were obtained from Bachem (St ...
... MA), anti-ASC was purchased from Enzo Life Sciences (Lausen, Switzerland), and anti-p38, anti-cryopyrin (H-66)/NALP3, and anti-caspase-1 (M-20) were purchased from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (Santa Cruz, CA) ...
Martin Seamus J. et al., In The Journal of Experimental Medicine, 1999
... anti–X-linked inhibitor of apoptosis protein (XIAP), anti-BRUCE, and anti-gelsolin antibodies were purchased from BD Biosciences; anti–caspase-1 rabbit polyclonal antibody was purchased from Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.; anti–caspase-6 and anti–caspase-9 ...
... The corresponding EGFP-PrP constructs were engineered through conventional cloning procedures, by inserting leader cDNAs into the NheI/AgeI; and core and/or GPI-anchor cDNAs into the BglII/EcoRI sites of pEGFP-C1 (BD Biosciences Clontech) ...