• Scientists uncover new information about cellular death process, previously thought to be irreversible

    7 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Researchers report a new method for analyzing pyroptosis - the process of cell death that is usually caused by infections and results in excess inflammation in the body - and show that the process, long thought to be irreversible once initiated, can in fact be halted and controlled. The discovery means that scientists have a new way to study diseases that are related to malfunctioning cell death processes and infections that can be complicated by out-of-control inflammation.
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