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A novel knock-in mouse model of CAPS that develops amyloidosis: therapeutic efficacy of proton pump inhibitors.

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Summary of "A novel knock-in mouse model of CAPS that develops amyloidosis: therapeutic efficacy of proton pump inhibitors."

Cryopyrin associated periodic syndromes (CAPS) are a group of autoinflammatory diseases linked to gain-of-function mutations in the NLRP3 gene which cause uncontrolled IL-1β secretion. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), commonly used as inhibitors of gastric acid production, also display anti-inflammatory properties, protect mice from sepsis, and prevent IL-1β secretion by CAPS monocytes.

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Name: The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
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