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Young eosinophils rejuvenate ageing adipose tissues

The adipose tissue harbours multiple immune-cell types whose populations are known to be altered in disease conditions. A new study by Brigger et al. shows that restocking fat tissues of old mice with eosinophils prevents age-related declines in physical and immunological functions.

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Fig. 1: Adipose tissue eosinophils maintain physiological functions in ageing and obesity.

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Lee, CH. Young eosinophils rejuvenate ageing adipose tissues. Nat Metab 2, 655–656 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42255-020-0230-9

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