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IL-6 and GLP-1 in body fat regulating parts of the CNS in healthy mice
It has previously been shown that mice lacking interleukin-6 (IL-6) develop mature onset obesity. The weight-suppressing effects of IL-6 have been assumed to be exerted at a central level, as supported by the fact that ...
Body fat regulating neuropeptides: relation to interleukines and gut microbiota
Previous studies have shown that mice lacking interleukin-6 (IL-6), an important cytokine in the immune system, develop obesity, and that central, but not peripheral, administration of IL-6 induces energy expenditure. These ...