Obesity-induced renal impairment is exacerbated in interleukin-6-knockout mice

Brooke Elise Harcourt, Josephine M Forbes, Vance Matthews

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Abstract

Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is secreted from adipose tissue and thought to contribute to obesity-related disorders. The aim of this study was to assess if IL-6-knockout (IL-6-/-) mice would develop obesity-induced renal impairment.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)257 - 262
Number of pages6
JournalNephrology
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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