Cell Reports volume 4, issue 4, P776-790 2013 DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2013.07.035 View full text
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Mihael Vucur, Florian Reisinger, Jérémie Gautheron, Joern Janssen, Christoph Roderburg, David Vargas Cardenas, Karina Kreggenwinkel, Christiane Koppe, Linda Hammerich, Razq Hakem, Kristian Unger, Achim Weber, Nikolaus Gassler, Mark Luedde et al.

Abstract: For years, the term "apoptosis" was used synonymously with programmed cell death. However, it was recently discovered that receptor interacting protein 3 (RIP3)-dependent "necroptosis" represents an alternative programmed cell death pathway activated in many inflamed tissues. Here, we show in a genetic model of chronic hepatic inflammation that activation of RIP3 limits immune responses and compensatory proliferation of liver parenchymal cells (LPC) by inhibiting Caspase-8-dependent activation of Jun-(N)-termi…

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