Involvement of exercise-induced macrophage migration inhibitory factor in the prevention of fatty liver disease

@inproceedings{Moon2013InvolvementOE,
  title={Involvement of exercise-induced macrophage migration inhibitory factor in the prevention of fatty liver disease},
  author={Hyo Youl Moon and Parkyong Song and Cheol Soo Choi and Sung Ho Ryu and Pann Ghill Suh},
  booktitle={The Journal of endocrinology},
  year={2013}
}
Physical inactivity can lead to obesity and fat accumulation in various tissues. Critical complications of obesity include type II diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Exercise has been reported to have ameliorating effects on obesity and NAFLD. However, the underlying mechanism is not fully understood. We showed that liver expression of macrophage migration inhibitory factor (MIF) was increased after 4 weeks of treadmill exercise. Phosphorylation of AMP-activated protein… CONTINUE READING