Journal article

Ion Man: GSDMD Punches Pores to Knock Out cGAS

Rebecca Feltham, James E Vince

IMMUNITY | CELL PRESS | Published : 2018

Abstract

The pore-forming protein GSDMD promotes cytokine release and induces pyroptotic cell death. In this issue of Immunity, Banerjee et al. (2018) document how GSDMD triggers potassium efflux to inhibit cGAS-STING and prevent damaging interferon production after bacterial infection.