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Husker Research Focuses On How Garlic Chives Fight Inflamation


September 15, 2022


Dan Moser

Office of Research and Economic Development

LINCOLN — University of Nebraska–Lincoln scientists are studying how nanoparticles found in garlic chives curb inflammation that contributes to many obesity-related diseases.

Chronic low-grade inflammation in tissues is a factor in many diseases, including heart disease, strokes, Alzheimer’s, atherosclerosis and Type 2 diabetes, some of which are among the leading causes of death in the United States.

The Nebraska research headed by Jiujiu Yu targets the NLRP3 inflammasome, a critical component of the innate immune system that...

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