pyronecrosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pyro- +‎ necrosis

Noun[edit]

pyronecrosis (uncountable)

  1. A variant of pyroptosis that requires a caspase.
    • 2008 September 13, Antero Salminen et al., “Amyloid-β oligomers set fire to inflammasomes and induce Alzheimer's pathology”, in Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine[1], volume 12, DOI:10.1111/j.1582-4934.2008.00496.x:
      Pyroptosis and pyronecrosis differ from each other, e.g. by activating factors and the dependence of caspase-1 [ 34 ].