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Noncanonical inflammasome signaling elicits gasdermin D–dependent neutrophil extracellular traps

Overview of attention for article published in Science Immunology, August 2018
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78 tweeters
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Title
Noncanonical inflammasome signaling elicits gasdermin D–dependent neutrophil extracellular traps
Published in
Science Immunology, August 2018
DOI 10.1126/sciimmunol.aar6676
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Authors

Kaiwen W. Chen, Mercedes Monteleone, Dave Boucher, Gabriel Sollberger, Divya Ramnath, Nicholas D. Condon, Jessica B. von Pein, Petr Broz, Matthew J. Sweet, Kate Schroder

Abstract

Neutrophil extrusion of neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) and concomitant cell death (NETosis) provides host defense against extracellular pathogens, whereas macrophage death by pyroptosis enables defense against intracellular pathogens. We report the unexpected discovery that gasdermin D (GSDMD) connects these cell death modalities. We show that neutrophil exposure to cytosolic lipopolysaccharide or cytosolic Gram-negative bacteria (Salmonella ΔsifA and Citrobacter rodentium) activates noncanonical (caspase-4/11) inflammasome signaling and triggers GSDMD-dependent neutrophil death. GSDMD-dependent death induces neutrophils to extrude antimicrobial NETs. Caspase-11 and GSDMD are required for neutrophil plasma membrane rupture during the final stage of NET extrusion. Unexpectedly, caspase-11 and GSDMD are also required for early features of NETosis, including nuclear delobulation and DNA expansion; this is mediated by the coordinate actions of caspase-11 and GSDMD in mediating nuclear membrane permeabilization and histone degradation. In vivo application of deoxyribonuclease I to dissolve NETs during murine Salmonella ΔsifA challenge increases bacterial burden in wild-type but not in Casp11-/- and Gsdmd -/- mice. Our studies reveal that neutrophils use an inflammasome- and GSDMD-dependent mechanism to activate NETosis as a defense response against cytosolic bacteria.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 250 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 56 22%
Researcher 47 19%
Student > Master 31 12%
Student > Bachelor 18 7%
Other 13 5%
Other 40 16%
Unknown 45 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Immunology and Microbiology 69 28%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 52 21%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 39 16%
Medicine and Dentistry 21 8%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 5 2%
Other 14 6%
Unknown 50 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 84. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 February 2020.
All research outputs
#350,433
of 19,858,545 outputs
Outputs from Science Immunology
#236
of 658 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#9,222
of 293,491 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Science Immunology
#8
of 26 outputs
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