id: GO:0043293
name: apoptosome
namespace: cellular_component
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: A multisubunit protein complex involved in the activation of apoptosis. In mammals it is typically composed of seven Apaf-1 subunits bound to cytochrome c and caspase-9. A similar complex to promote apoptosis is formed from homologous gene products in other eukaryotic organisms.

Parent Functions

GO:0043234protein complex
GO:0044445cytosolic part