Caspase 3

To the left is shown the 3D structure of caspase 3 (apopain) from Homo sapiens, complexed with an acetyl protease inhibitor.

Caspase 3 is a member of the cysteine protease family (also called the caspase family), and is one of the key enzymes involved in the apototic pathway.

 Show histidine active site
(residues 108-122, Prosite)

 Show cysteine active site
(residues 154-165, Prosite)

DAB matches

 Show region matching caspase 1
(residues 151-170, Prosite)

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