Archive | December, 2011

Critical length telomere research

In the early 1990’s it was discovered that the reason human cells become “old” and are unable to continue growing like they do when they are “young” was due to shortening of the ends of the DNA regions called the telomeres. As it was first discovered in other organisms and then in humans, the telomeres […]

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High absorption resveratrol better for chemo-preventative benefits

Resveratrol is a natural compound that works as a chemopreventive compound as many pre-clinical trials have demonstrated. Ongoing studies have given vast amounts of information to the pharmacokinetics of this compound. Most of those studies have been done in cells or tissues where dose ranged from 10-5 to 10-4 M concentrations. In itself, these concentrations […]

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