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Heme Oxygenase-1 Drives Metaflammation and Insulin Resistance in Mouse and Man

Overview of attention for article published in Cell, July 2014
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Title
Heme Oxygenase-1 Drives Metaflammation and Insulin Resistance in Mouse and Man
Published in
Cell, July 2014
DOI 10.1016/j.cell.2014.04.043
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Authors

Alexander Jais, Elisa Einwallner, Omar Sharif, Klaus Gossens, Tess Tsai-Hsiu Lu, Selma M. Soyal, David Medgyesi, Daniel Neureiter, Jamile Paier-Pourani, Kevin Dalgaard, J. Catharina Duvigneau, Josefine Lindroos-Christensen, Thea-Christin Zapf, Sabine Amann, Simona Saluzzo, Florian Jantscher, Patricia Stiedl, Jelena Todoric, Rui Martins, Hannes Oberkofler, Simone Müller, Cornelia Hauser-Kronberger, Lukas Kenner, Emilio Casanova, Hedwig Sutterlüty-Fall, Martin Bilban, Karl Miller, Andrey V. Kozlov, Franz Krempler, Sylvia Knapp, Carey N. Lumeng, Wolfgang Patsch, Oswald Wagner, J. Andrew Pospisilik, Harald Esterbauer

Abstract

Obesity and diabetes affect more than half a billion individuals worldwide. Interestingly, the two conditions do not always coincide and the molecular determinants of "healthy" versus "unhealthy" obesity remain ill-defined. Chronic metabolic inflammation (metaflammation) is believed to be pivotal. Here, we tested a hypothesized anti-inflammatory role for heme oxygenase-1 (HO-1) in the development of metabolic disease. Surprisingly, in matched biopsies from "healthy" versus insulin-resistant obese subjects we find HO-1 to be among the strongest positive predictors of metabolic disease in humans. We find that hepatocyte and macrophage conditional HO-1 deletion in mice evokes resistance to diet-induced insulin resistance and inflammation, dramatically reducing secondary disease such as steatosis and liver toxicity. Intriguingly, cellular assays show that HO-1 defines prestimulation thresholds for inflammatory skewing and NF-κB amplification in macrophages and for insulin signaling in hepatocytes. These findings identify HO-1 inhibition as a potential therapeutic strategy for metabolic disease.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Germany 5 2%
United Kingdom 3 1%
United States 3 1%
Mexico 2 <1%
Denmark 2 <1%
Spain 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Norway 1 <1%
Portugal 1 <1%
Other 4 2%
Unknown 242 91%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 65 25%
Researcher 58 22%
Student > Master 28 11%
Student > Bachelor 19 7%
Other 19 7%
Other 76 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 115 43%
Medicine and Dentistry 57 22%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 34 13%
Unspecified 21 8%
Immunology and Microbiology 10 4%
Other 28 11%

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 451. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 25 May 2018.
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#16,468
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Outputs from Cell
#112
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#255
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Outputs of similar age from Cell
#5
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