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Caspase 6 MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Caspase 6
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.656.262.500.126.350.600
D08.811.277.656.300.200.126.350.600
D12.776.476.075.405.350.600
Unique ID
D053178
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D053178
Scope Note
A short pro-domain caspase that plays an effector role in APOPTOSIS. It is activated by INITIATOR CASPASES such as CASPASE 7; CASPASE 8; and CASPASE 10. Isoforms of this protein exist due to multiple alternative splicing of its MESSENGER RNA.
Entry Term(s)
Caspase-6
Registry Number
EC 3.4.22.-
Public MeSH Note
2007; CASPASE 6 was indexed under CASPASES 1999-2005 & under CYSTEINE PROTEINASES 1997-1998
History Note
2007(1997)
Entry Combination
antagonists & inhibitors:Caspase Inhibitors
Date Established
2007/01/01
Date of Entry
2006/07/05
Revision Date
2021/05/21
Caspase 6 Preferred
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