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Tag: Amino Acid

Protein foods
In a new study published in Nature Communications, researchers have designed guidelines for dietary amino acid consumption for optimal health [1]. Protein matters Diet is an important component of a healthy lifestyle and is believed to play a major role in health status and longevity. It is also one of the most discussed topics among...
Protein
Changing a single amino acid in a single protein boosts the fidelity of protein synthesis, and that is enough to increase lifespan in a variety of organisms, according to new research [1]. Proofreading proteins The loss of proteostasis is one of the hallmarks of aging. However, much of the research on the topic has focused...
Grapefruit is a source of spermidine.
Found in grapefruit, spermidine is one of the more interesting polyamines. Some research suggests that spermidine may slow down aging and promote healthy longevity. What is spermidine? Spermidine is a polyamine, meaning it has two or more primary amino groups. It is naturally occurring and is widely encountered in ribosomes and living tissues. It plays a...
On May 1, around 200 scientists from the Genome Project-write (GP-write) met in Boston and announced the first target of their project: the creation of cells that cannot be infected by viruses. What is the Genome Project-write? GP-write includes sub-projects like the Human Genome Project-write (HGP-write), which was formally announced on June 2, 2016, and...

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