New JBC Podcast: MDEG hyperactivation and caspase-8 activation

JBC Paper of the Week shows how misregulation of degenerin ion channels leads to cell death

MDEGFeb. 1, 2013 — In this podcast, we hear an interview with Wei-Xing Zong from Stony Brook University, who talks about his group’s JBC Paper of the Week: “Hyperactivation of the mammalian degenerin MDEG promotes caspase-8 activation and apoptosis”. The paper and interview investigate how misregulation of the degenerin family of ion channels leads to cell death. Click here to find a transcript and listen to the podcast.