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June 1, 2023jessica-sacher
Phage defense Caspase recruitment domains

Tanita Wein and colleagues have published a new preprint on caspase recruitment domains (CARDs), which play a crucial role in inflammasome activity and pyroptosis. They found that CARD-like domains are present in phage defense systems, and also identified a phage protein with a CARD-like structure.

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