The emerging role of the inflammasome in kidney diseases.


PURPOSE OF REVIEW To focus on the latest data that elucidate the role of the NLRP3 inflammasome in kidney diseases. RECENT FINDINGS The NLRP3 inflammasome is not limited by the traditional microbial stimuli of innate immunity and its connection with autophagy, apoptosis, fibrosis, and pro-inflammatory cytokines has broader implications for a variety of… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.mnh.0000444814.49755.90

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