Calorie Restriction, Sir2, SIRT115 years ago
Posted on Jun 19, 2004, 3 a.m.
By Bill Freeman
BioMed Central provides a good explanation of recent research into the underlying genetic and regulatory mechanisms of calorie restriction. "Caloric restriction and genetic manipulations that extend lifespan typically protect cells from death. We propose that one way calorie restriction extends lifespan is by increasing SIRT1 expression, thereby promoting the long-term survival of irreplaceable cells.
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