Journal article

NLRP3 promotes inflammation-induced skin cancer but is dispensable for asbestos-induced mesothelioma

Melvyn T Chow, Juerg Tschopp, Andreas Moeller, Mark J Smyth

Immunology and Cell Biology | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Cleo Robinson for providing the asbestos and Fenella Long for mouse pathology. We dedicate this work to the late Jurg Tschopp who provided us the NLRP3-deficient mice and inspired the genesis of this work. This work was supported in part by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NH & MRC) of Australia Centre for Research Excellence in Asbestos Related Diseases. MJS is a NH&MRC Australia Fellow. AM was supported by a NBCF Research Fellowship and an AICR project grant. MTC was supported by a Cancer Research Institute PhD Scholarship. JT was supported by the Swiss National Research Foundation, Institute for Arthritis Research, Apo-Sys consortium.