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
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.