The Link between Stress and IL-6 Is Heating Up.
Joslin Diabetes Center, Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
Joslin Diabetes Center, Section on Integrative Physiology and Metabolism, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA. Electronic address: [email protected]
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Aug 04, 2020
Psychological stress has long been known to reduce adaptability to inflammatory challenges, although the precise mechanism has remained elusive. In a recent issue of Cell, Qing et al. (2020) demonstrate that psychological stress induces secretion of IL-6 from brown adipose tissue, which promotes hepatic gluconeogenesis, and reduces host fitness to inflammatory insults. Copyright © 2020 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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