Title

Macrophages dispose of catecholamines in adipose tissue

UMMS Affiliation

Program in Molecular Medicine; UMass Metabolic Network

Publication Date

2017-11-07

Document Type

Article

Disciplines

Biochemistry | Cell Biology | Cellular and Molecular Physiology | Molecular Biology

Abstract

Recent research has identified sympathetic neuron–associated macrophages in adipose tissue that take up and degrade catecholamines released from neurons. Obesity and aging enhance this system, decreasing responses to cold stress and starvation.

DOI of Published Version

10.1038/nm.4440

Source

Nat Med. 2017 Nov 7;23(11):1255-1257. doi: 10.1038/nm.4440. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Nature medicine

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

29117176

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