The macrophage at the intersection of immunity and metabolism in obesity

January 2011
Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome;2011, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p29
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the role of macrophages in mediation of inflammation in obesity in metabolic organs such as adipose tissue, skeletal muscle and liver. It is stated that the presence of immune cells with metabolic organs modulates both metabolic function as well as inflammatory responses in these organs.


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