DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CASP6 and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 1

CASP6 [ENSP00000265164]

Caspase 6, apoptosis-related cysteine peptidase; Involved in the activation cascade of caspases responsible for apoptosis execution. Cleaves poly(ADP-ribose) polymerase in vitro, as well as lamins. Overexpression promotes programmed cell death; Belongs to the peptidase C14A family.

Synonyms:  CASP6,  CASP6p,  hCASP6,  D6RBM3,  D6RHU3 ...

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