Orchestration of metabolism by macrophages

Subhra K. Biswas, Alberto Mantovani

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Metabolic adaptation is a key component of macrophage plasticity and polarization, instrumental to their function in homeostasis, immunity, and inflammation. Macrophage products also impact metabolism, as illustrated by obesity-associated pathologies. Defining the mechanisms regulating macrophage metabolic activity and orchestration of metabolism by macrophages is crucial to pathology and therapeutic intervention.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)432-437
Number of pages6
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Apr 4 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology


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