PYCARD recruits procaspase-1 via CARD

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-844612
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Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
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Staphylococcus aureus
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The CARD domain of ASC recruits Procaspase-1
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Procaspase-1 is recruited via a CARD-CARD interaction with ASC. This creates procaspase-1 clustering which is believed to stimulate procaspase-1 autocleavage, generating the p10/p20 fragments that assemble into the active capsase-1 tetramer (Schroder & Tschopp, 2010).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11967258 The PYRIN-CARD protein ASC is an activating adaptor for caspase-1

Srinivasula, SM, Datta, P, Zhang, Z, Razmara, M, Poyet, JL, Alnemri, ES

J Biol Chem 2002
12191486 The inflammasome: a molecular platform triggering activation of inflammatory caspases and processing of proIL-beta

Burns, K, Martinon, F, Tschopp, J

Mol Cell 2002
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