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VX-765 ameliorates renal injury and fibrosis in diabetes by regulating caspase-1-mediated pyroptosis and inflammation

49 views | Sep 09 2021

Si Wen et al. found that caspase-1-mediated pyroptosis drove renal inflammation and fibrosis in diabetes. [Read the Full Post]

Protective effects of the NLRP3 inflammasome against infectious bursal disease virus replication in DF-1 cells

51 views | Sep 09 2021

Zhiyuan He et al. found that IBDV could induce NLRP3 inflammasome activation in DF-1 cells through a mechanism requiring viral replication. [Read the Full Post]

Impact of FasL Stimulation on Sclerostin Expression and Osteogenic Profile in IDG-SW3 Osteocytes

89 views | Aug 30 2021

Adela Kratochvilova et al. found the caspase-independent impact of FasL stimulation. [Read the Full Post]

Efficacy and Safety of Emricasan in Liver Cirrhosis and/or Fibrosis

109 views | Aug 10 2021

Li-Ya Mu et al. found that treatment with emricasan was more effective in improving liver function and apoptosis parameters compared to placebo, with a well-tolerated safety profile. [Read the Full Post]

Targeting Pyruvate Kinase M2 phosphorylation reverses aggressive cancer phenotypes

106 views | Jul 19 2021

Maria Apostolidi et al. found that combinations of Dinaciclib with TEPP-46 reduced cell invasion, impaired redox balance, and triggered cancer cell death. [Read the Full Post]

The mechanisms involved in the resistance of estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer cells to palbociclib are multiple and change over time

95 views | Jul 19 2021

Mayu Ono et al. found that ER-positive breast cancer cells used multiple molecular mechanisms to survive in the presence of palbociclib. [Read the Full Post]

The effects of Benjakul extract and its isolated compounds on cell cycle arrest and apoptosis in human non-small cell lung cancer cell line NCI-H226

69 views | Jul 02 2021

Arunporn Itharat et al. demonstrated the effects of Benjakul and its compounds on S-G2/M or G2/M phase arrest and caspase-dependent apoptosis in lung cancer cells. [Read the Full Post]

Porcine Picornavirus 3C Protease Degrades PRDX6 to Impair PRDX6-mediated Antiviral Function

82 views | Apr 12 2021

Congcong Wang et al. found that PRDX6 played an important antiviral role during porcine picornavirus infection, and the viral 3Cpro induced the degradation of PRDX6 to overcome PRDX6-mediated antiviral function. [Read the Full Post]

Identification of SARS-CoV-2 3CL Protease Inhibitors by a Quantitative High-Throughput Screening

103 views | Jan 02 2021

Wei Zhu et al. demonstrated a set of SARS-CoV-2 3CLpro inhibitors that might have potential for further clinical evaluation as part of drug combination therapies to treating COVID-19 patients and as starting points for chemistry optimization for new drug development. [Read the Full Post]

Target inhibition of caspase-8 alleviates brain damage after subarachnoid hemorrhage

115 views | Nov 04 2020

Da-Qiang Ke et al. suggested that caspase-8 inhibition alleviated subarachnoid hemorrhage-induced brain injuries by suppressing inflammation. [Read the Full Post]