Inflammasome (1 of 2) (video) Howard Hughes Medical Institute Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Invading bacteria leave behind bits of protein (red) that are inspected by a mouse immune system protein called NAIP5 (yellow), which recruits a second immune protein (blue), forming a structure called an inflammasome. Credit Russell Vance Lab/UC Berkeley/Howard Hughes Medical Institute Usage Restrictions Must use credit and mention "Howard Hughes Medical Institute" in story. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.