TRAIL-mediated dimerization of procaspase-8

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Homo sapiens
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Monomeric caspase-8 zymogens undergo dimerization and subsequent conformational changes at the TRAIL:TRAIL receptor-2:FADD receptor complex leading to the formation of the catalytically active form of procaspase-8.

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
12620239 A unified model for apical caspase activation

Boatright, KM, Renatus, M, Scott, FL, Sperandio, S, Shin, H, Pedersen, IM, Ricci, JE, Edris, WA, Sutherlin, DP, Green, DR, Salvesen, GS

Mol Cell 2003
10894160 FADD/MORT1 and caspase-8 are recruited to TRAIL receptors 1 and 2 and are essential for apoptosis mediated by TRAIL receptor 2

Sprick, MR, Weigand, MA, Rieser, E, Rauch, CT, Juo, P, Blenis, J, Krammer, PH, Walczak, H

Immunity 2000
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