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Caspase-1 as a regulatory molecule of lipid metabolism

Caspase-1 as a regulatory molecule of lipid metabolism

Source : https://lipidworld.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12944-020-01220-y

Caspase-1 is an evolutionarily conserved inflammatory mediated enzyme that cleaves and activates inflammatory cytokines. It can be activated through the assembly of inflammasome and its major effect is to activate the pro-inflammatory cytokines; interleukin 1β (IL-1β) and interluekine-18 (IL-18).

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