Project

Role of NOD-like receptors in cytokine and chemokine production

Duration
01 January 2011 → 31 December 2013
Funding
Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO)
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Biochemistry and metabolism
    • Systems biology
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Immunology
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
    • Immunology
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
    • Immunology
    • Medical biochemistry and metabolism
Keywords
NOD-like receptor inflammasome cytokine
 
Project description

NLRs are expressed in a variety of immune cells. To resolve their roles in these cell types, we will determine the roles of NLR proteins in the secretion of cytokines and chemokines in macrophages, dendritic cells, T and B lymphocytes and epithelial cells.