The cGAS/STING axis contributes to the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines during <i>L</i>. <i>pneumophila</i> infection.

<p>(A-F) WT, <i>Tmem173</i><sup><i>-/-</i></sup> <i>and cGas</i><sup><i>-/-</i></sup> BMDMs were infected for 6 h with <i>L</i>. <i>pneumophila</i> WT at MOI 10 and relative cytokine expression was determined by qRT-PCR. (G-J) Cytokine protein concentrations in whole lung homogenates from <i>L</i>. <i>pneumophila</i>-infected mice were quantified by sandwich ELISA. Data are shown as mean ± SEM. (A-F) Data representative of 3 to 4 independent experiments carried out in duplicates. (G-J) Data representative of 6 o 7 mice per group. Data were analyzed through the Mann-Whitney U Test. Comparisons with a <i>p</i> < 0.05 were considered significant.</p>