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Inflammasomes in Host Defense and Autoimmunity

Broz, Petr. (2016) Inflammasomes in Host Defense and Autoimmunity. Chimia, 70 (12). pp. 853-855.

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Abstract

Inflammasomes are large multi-protein complexes that control host defense and inflammation during infections with pathogens. Their clinical importance however reaches beyond infectious disease, since dysregulated inflammasome activity has also been linked to many auto-inflammatory disorders. This article gives a short overview on the basics of inflammasome signaling, their activation mechanisms and their role in autoimmunity.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Biozentrum > Former Organization Units Biozentrum > Infection Biology (Broz)
UniBasel Contributors:Broz, Petr
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Schweizerische Chemische Gesellschaft
ISSN:0009-4293
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
Language:English
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Last Modified:20 Nov 2017 07:32
Deposited On:03 Oct 2017 10:24

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