Effect of exercise, training, and glycogen availability on IL-6 receptor expression in human skeletal muscle.

  title={Effect of exercise, training, and glycogen availability on IL-6 receptor expression in human skeletal muscle.},
  author={Charlotte Keller and Adam Steensberg and Anne Kristine G. Hansen and Christian Philip Fischer and Peter Plomgaard and Bente Klarlund Pedersen},
  journal={Journal of applied physiology},
  volume={99 6},
The cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6) exerts it actions via the IL-6 receptor (IL-6R) in conjunction with the ubiquitously expressed gp130 receptor. IL-6 is tightly regulated in response to exercise, being affected by factors such as exercise intensity and duration, as well as energy availability. Although the IL-6 response to exercise has been extensively studied, little is known about the regulation of the IL-6R response. In the present study, we aimed to investigate the effect of exercise… 

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