OBO ID: GO:0097153
Term Name: cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • caspase activity
  • metacaspase activity
Definition: Catalysis of the hydrolysis of internal, alpha-peptide bonds in a polypeptide chain by a mechanism in which the sulfhydryl group of a cysteine residue at the active center acts as a nucleophile, and contributing to the apoptotic process.
References:
  • Reactome:R-HSA-6800797
Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
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