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Fatty acids as modulators of neutrophil recruitment, function and survival

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Author(s):
Rodrigues, Hosana G. ; Sato, Fabio Takeo ; Curi, Rui ; Vinolo, Marco A. R.
Total Authors: 4
Document type: Journal article
Source: European Journal of Pharmacology; v. 785, p. 50-58, AUG 15 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 20
Abstract

Neutrophils are well-known to act in the destruction of invading microorganisms. They have also been implicated in the activation of other immune cells including B- and T-lymphocytes and in the resolution of inflammation and tissue regeneration. Neutrophils are produced in the bone marrow and released into the circulation from where they migrate to tissues to perform their effector functions. Neutrophils are in constant contact with fatty acids that can modulate their function, activation and fate (survival or cell death) through different mechanisms. In this review, the effects of fatty acids pertaining to five classes, namely, long-chain saturated fatty acids (LCSFAs), short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs), and omega-3 (n-3), omega-6 (n-6) and omega-9 (n-9) unsaturated fatty acids, on neutrophils and the relevance of these effects for disease development are discussed. (C) 2015 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/06810-4 - Mechanisms of action of omega-3 and omega-6 in the tissue repair process: neuro-immune focus
Grantee:Hosana Gomes Rodrigues
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/10653-9 - Role of short chain fatty acids and their receptor (GPR43) in the immune response to anaerobic bacteria in vivo and in vitro
Grantee:Marco Aurélio Ramirez Vinolo
Support type: Research Grants - Young Investigators Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/15774-9 - Application of histone deacetylase inhibitors in the treatment of obesity and associated insulin resistance
Grantee:Fabio Takeo Sato
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate