tBID activates BAX protein

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R-HSA-139917
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Reaction [dissociation]
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Homo sapiens
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During certain types of apoptosis, activated tBID (p15) induces a change in conformation of Bax which leads to the unmasking of its NH2-terminal domain. This change in confirmation usually results in the release of cytochrome c from mitochondria.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
10629050 Bid induces the oligomerization and insertion of Bax into the outer mitochondrial membrane

Eskes, R, Desagher, S, Antonsson, B, Martinou, JC

Mol Cell Biol 2000
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