Fatty acid–gene interactions, adipokines and obesity

  title={Fatty acid–gene interactions, adipokines and obesity},
  author={Carolina Stryjecki and David M. Mutch},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Nutrition},
It is now recognized that the low-grade inflammation observed with obesity is associated with the development of a wide range of downstream complications. As such, there is considerable interest in elucidating the regulatory mechanisms underlying the production of inflammatory molecules to improve the prevention and treatment of obesity and its co-morbidities. White adipose tissue is no longer considered a passive reservoir for storing lipids, but rather an important organ influencing energy… CONTINUE READING


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