Inflammation in obesity

Minhwa Park, So Youn Woo

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Obesity that caused by high-fat diet, heredity, drinking, or lack of exercise is related to metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease and it becomes a serious social problem. Although obesity shows low-grade chronic inflammation which induces from immune response in adipose tissue, relation between inflammation and pathogenesis of obesity has not been incompletely understood. Therefore, study for immune response in obesity is essential to design effective therapeutic strategy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)343-348
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Bacteriology and Virology
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2016

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  • Adipose tissue
  • Immune cell
  • Immune response
  • Inflammation
  • Obesity


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