hrp0092p2-134 | Fat, Metabolism and Obesity | ESPE2019
, Kapczuk Iga
, Mroczek Wacinska Joanna
Background: Tumor necrosis factor alpha (cachexin) is a cell signaling cytokine involved in systemic inflammation process. It is produced chiefly by activated macrophages, although it can be produced by many other cell types such as CD4+ lymphocytes, NK cells, neutrophils, mast cells, eosinophils, and neurons. The primary role of TNF alpha is the regulation of immune cells. TNF, being an endogenous pyrogen, is able to induce fever, apoptotic cell death, an...