Luminescent Human iPSC-Derived Neurospheroids Enable Modeling of Neurotoxicity After Oxygen-glucose Deprivation

63 views | Mar 24 2022

Elise Van Breedam et al. found that treatment of oxygen- and glucose-deprived neurospheroids with the pan-caspase inhibitor Z-VAD-FMK did not increase overall neural survival, despite its successful attenuation of apoptosis, in a human-based 3D environment. [Read the Full Post]

Mini-Review: GSDME-Mediated Pyroptosis in Diabetic Nephropathy

169 views | Dec 23 2021

Wen Li et al. described the discovery and history of research in this pyroptosis pathway and reviewed the function of proteins in the gasdermin family, with a focus on the role of GSDME-mediated pyroptosis in DN. [Read the Full Post]

Zebrafish BID Exerts an Antibacterial Role by Negatively Regulating p53, but in a Caspase-8-Independent Manner

247 views | Oct 27 2021

Zhitao Qi et al. found a novel antibacterial activity of fish Bid, providing evidence for understanding the function of apoptosis associated gene in pathogen infection. [Read the Full Post]

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

292 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

295 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

421 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

445 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

410 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

354 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

243 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]