Macrophages dispose of catecholamines in adipose tissue
Program in Molecular Medicine; UMass Metabolic Network
Biochemistry | Cell Biology | Cellular and Molecular Physiology | Molecular Biology
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
Nat Med. 2017 Nov 7;23(11):1255-1257. doi: 10.1038/nm.4440. Link to article on publisher's site
Czech, Michael P., "Macrophages dispose of catecholamines in adipose tissue" (2017). UMass Metabolic Network Publications. 146.