Immune regulation in obesity-associated adipose inflammation.

  title={Immune regulation in obesity-associated adipose inflammation.},
  author={Jonathan M. Han and Megan K Levings},
  journal={Journal of immunology},
  volume={191 2},
Adipose tissue inflammation is often a consequence of obesity and is characterized by infiltration and activation of immune cells that overproduce cytokines and chemokines. This apparent loss of immune regulation in obese adipose tissue contributes to the ongoing chronic inflammation that is thought to promote the degradation of metabolic parameters in… CONTINUE READING