Mechanism Behind Inflammatory Response to Cytoplasmic DNA Identified

News   Oct 17, 2017 | Original story from Ludwig-Maximillans University Munich

 
Mechanism Behind Inflammatory Response to Cytoplasmic DNA Identified

Human embryonic kidney cells stained for STING (magenta) and a lysosomal marker (green). In the non-stimulated state (left) the staining patterns are distinct, but after activation (right) STING is associated with the lysosomes, as indicated by the merging of the two fluorescent signals to give white. Credit: Veit Hornung

 
 
 

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