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What are the similarities between procaspase and caspase?

Posted November 17, 2022


There are various similarities between procaspase and caspase. One similarity is that both caspases and procaspases are types of proteases. Both are also proteins and composed of amino acids. They are also both found in humans and other mammals such as mice. Both are also crucial for cellular functions, and have similarities in their structure.   

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