Metabolic Adaptation Sets the Fate of Regulatory Macrophages
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SourceCell Metabolism, 29, 6, (2019), pp. 1240-1242
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SubjectRadboudumc 4: lnfectious Diseases and Global Health RIMLS: Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences
In this issue of Cell Metabolism, Du et al. (2019) describe how insulin-like growth factor 2 (IGF-2), a protein with structural similarity to insulin, induces an anti-inflammatory phenotype in maturing macrophages through reprogramming of their mitochondrial metabolism. These anti-inflammatory properties are maintained upon secondary stimulation and alleviate experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) in vivo.
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