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Caspase 5

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Immunopharmacology Ligand target has curated data in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 1621

Nomenclature: Caspase 5

Family: C14: Caspase

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Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 434 11q22.3 CASP5 caspase 5
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ICH-3 protease | TY protease | ICE(rel)III | caspase 5, apoptosis-related cysteine peptidase
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Specialist databases
MEROPS C14.008 (Hs)
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ChEMBL Target
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Entrez Gene
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KEGG Enzyme
RefSeq Nucleotide
RefSeq Protein
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
M826 Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Hs Inhibition 6.7 pIC50 2
pIC50 6.7 (IC50 2x10-7 M) [2]
uracil 20 Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Immunopharmacology Ligand Hs Inhibition 5.5 pIC50 1
pIC50 5.5 (IC50 2.98x10-6 M) [1]
Description: IC50 in a biochemical assay.
Z-WEHD-FMK Peptide Hs Inhibition - - 3
Immunopharmacology Comments
Recognition of cytoplasmic lipopolysaccharide (LPS) by Inflammatory caspases including caspases-4 and -5 leads to pyroptosis and secretion of inflammatory mediators [4-5].
Immuno Process Associations
Immuno Process:  Immune regulation
Immuno Process:  Inflammation


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2. Han Y, Giroux A, Colucci J, Bayly CI, Mckay DJ, Roy S, Xanthoudakis S, Vaillancourt J, Rasper DM, Tam J et al.. (2005) Novel pyrazinone mono-amides as potent and reversible caspase-3 inhibitors. Bioorg Med Chem Lett, 15 (4): 1173-80. [PMID:15686936]

3. Naito T, Yokogawa T, Kim HS, Futagami M, Wataya Y, Matsuda A, Fukushima M, Kitade Y, Sasaki T. (2002) Anticancer mechanisms of 1-(3-C-ethynyl-beta-D-ribo-pentofuranosyl) cytosine (ECyd, TAS-106). Nucleic Acids Res Suppl, (2): 241-2. [PMID:12903195]

4. Shi J, Gao W, Shao F. (2017) Pyroptosis: Gasdermin-Mediated Programmed Necrotic Cell Death. Trends Biochem Sci, 42 (4): 245-254. [PMID:27932073]

5. Shi J, Zhao Y, Wang Y, Gao W, Ding J, Li P, Hu L, Shao F. (2014) Inflammatory caspases are innate immune receptors for intracellular LPS. Nature, 514 (7521): 187-92. [PMID:25119034]

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C14: Caspase: Caspase 5. Last modified on 11/02/2019. Accessed on 03/12/2023. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,