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Keyword - Inhibition of host caspases by virus (KW-1085)

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Viral protein involved in the evasion of host cell apoptosis by inhibiting host caspases. Many viruses from diverse families have evolved mechanisms to evade or delay cell death by suppressing the activity of cytoplasmic proteases termed caspases which have a central role in apoptosis induction.


Biological process

Gene Ontology


suppression by virus of host cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic process [ GO:0039650 ]


Host-virus interactionInhibition of host caspases by virusModulation of host cell apoptosis by virusBiological process
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