apoptosis protease-activating factor 1

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abbr.: Apaf‐1; a mammalian cytosolic monomeric protein (≈130 kDa) involved in triggering apoptosis. It oligomerizes on binding cytochrome c (released from mitochondria) and binds procaspase 9, which becomes autocatalytically active and promotes apoptosis.


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