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Caspase 6

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 1622

Nomenclature: Caspase 6

Family: C14: Caspase

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human - 293 4q25 CASP6 caspase 6
Mouse - 276 3 G3 Casp6 caspase 6
Rat - 277 2q43 Casp6 caspase 6
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
apoptotic protease Mch-2 | MCH2 | caspase 6, apoptosis-related cysteine peptidase
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Specialist databases
MEROPS C14.005 (Hs)
Other databases
ChEMBL Target
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Entrez Gene
Human Protein Atlas
KEGG Enzyme
RefSeq Nucleotide
RefSeq Protein
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Endogenous activators (Human)
Caspase 8, caspase 9, caspase 10, GrB

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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
Ac-VEID-CHO Small molecule or natural product Primary target of this compound Hs Inhibition 8.1 pIC50 1
pIC50 8.1 (IC50 8x10-9 M) [1]
Z-VEID-FMK Peptide Hs Inhibition - - 2
Immuno Process Associations
Immuno Process:  Cytokine production & signalling
Immuno Process:  Inflammation


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1. Chu W, Rothfuss J, Chu Y, Zhou D, Mach RH. (2009) Synthesis and in vitro evaluation of sulfonamide isatin Michael acceptors as small molecule inhibitors of caspase-6. J Med Chem, 52 (8): 2188-91. [PMID:19326941]

2. Ruchaud S, Korfali N, Villa P, Kottke TJ, Dingwall C, Kaufmann SH, Earnshaw WC. (2002) Caspase-6 gene disruption reveals a requirement for lamin A cleavage in apoptotic chromatin condensation. EMBO J, 21 (8): 1967-77. [PMID:11953316]

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C14: Caspase: Caspase 6. Last modified on 14/07/2015. Accessed on 19/04/2024. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,