Burning Down the House: Cellular Actions during Pyroptosis

LaRock, Christopher N.; Cookson, Brad T.
December 2013
PLoS Pathogens;Dec2013, Vol. 9 Issue 12, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses issues related to cellular actions during pyroptosis. It offers information on the proinflammatory cytokines IL-1β and IL-18 and proinflammatory programmed cell death by pyroptosis. It explores multi-functional secretory mechanisms and the remodeling of cellular pathways. An illustration of the effector mechanisms of pyroptosis is also presented.


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