Table of Contents

Molecular Definition of Inflammasomes.
Pyroptosis: A Caspase-1-Dependent Programmed Cell Death and a Barrier to Infection.
Activation of the Inflammasome by Bacterial Pathogens.
The Role of Inflammasomes in Viral Infection.
Inflammasome Activation in Response to Eukaryotic Pathogens.
Inflammasome Activation by Pathogenic Crystals and Particles.
Inflammasome Activation by Danger Signals.
Toll-Like Receptors and Inflammasomes.
Inflammasome in the Skin.
Cancer, Inflammasomes, and Adjuvanticity.
Inflammasome and Lung Pathologies.
Mechanisms of NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation in CAPS Patients.
Activation and Regulation of the NLRP3 Inflammasome.
Treatment of Inflammasome-Related Disorders.