Articles in Press
Volume 3 Issue 1
DNA Methylation on Interleukin- 6 Correlates with Weight Loss in Obese Women
Eva Aumueller, Berit Hippe, Marlene Remely, Sandra Gnauer, Petra Rust, Alexander G. Haslberger*
Obesity and its associated comorbidities are major health problems worldwide. Obesity is accompanied by a systemic low-grade inflammation with elevated blood-levels of inflammatory mediators like Interleukin-6. Interleukin-6 was described to be regulated by epigenetic mechanisms such as DNA methylation.