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BOK  -  BCL2-related ovarian killer

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: BCL2L9, BOKL, Bcl-2-like protein 9, Bcl-2-related ovarian killer protein, Bcl2-L-9, ...
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  • Based on these findings, we propose a model of the intrinsic apoptotic cascade induced by DNA damage where proapoptotic BOK substitutes for a function of BAX [1].


  1. BOK and NOXA are essential mediators of p53-dependent apoptosis. Yakovlev, A.G., Di Giovanni, S., Wang, G., Liu, W., Stoica, B., Faden, A.I. J. Biol. Chem. (2004) [Pubmed]
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