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<jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>Controlling the activation of the NLRP3 inflammasome by post-translational modifications (PTMs) of critical protein subunits has emerged as a key determinant in inflammatory processes as well as in pathophysiology. In this review, we put into context the kinases, ubiquitin processing and other PTM enzymes that modify NLRP3, ASC/PYCARD and caspase-1, leading to inflammasome regulation, activation and signal termination. Potential target therapeutic entry points for a number of inflammatory diseases focussed on PTM enzyme readers, writers and erasers, leading to the regulation of inflammasome function, are discussed.</jats:p>

Original publication

DOI

10.1186/s12964-020-00688-6

Type

Journal article

Journal

Cell Communication and Signaling

Publisher

Springer Science and Business Media LLC

Publication Date

12/2021

Volume

19