The Function of ATG5

May play an important role in the apoptotic process, possibly within the modified cytoskeleton. Its expression is a relatively late event in the apoptotic process, occurring downstream of caspase activity. Plays a crucial role in IFN-gamma-induced autophagic cell death by interacting with FADD.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Autophagy protein 5

Alternative name(s):

Apoptosis-specific protein

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Substances That Increase ATG5

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