Macrophages in obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: Crosstalk with metabolism

This article summarizes the (mainly preclinical) evidence of the role of adipose tissue inflammation and NAFLD via macrophages that play an important role in connecting adipose tissue inflammation to liver inflammation...
PUBLISHED IN: JHEP Reports

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This article summarizes the (mainly preclinical) evidence of the role of adipose tissue inflammation and NAFLD via macrophages that play an important role in connecting adipose tissue inflammation to liver inflammation (the adipose tissue-liver) axis. It concludes that macrophage targeting has potential as a therapeutic strategy in metabolic disease and that we may see advances in the future.

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Dr. D. Beard

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