death receptors

death receptors
Superfamily of tumour necrosis factor receptors including TNF-R1, CD95, TRAMP, that trigger apoptotic cell death through interaction of various adapter proteins (FADD, TRADD etc.) with their cytoplasmic death domains. These adaptors then interact with caspases such as FLICE.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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