Published in Genetics and Environmental Law Weekly, December 23rd, 2006
SIRT1 is one of the seven members of the sirtuin family, which is a group of closely related enzymes that are key to the body's defense mechanisms.
In a human population in Finland, SIRT1 was linked to increased energy expenditure as demonstrated by genetic studies of three variants of the SIRT1 gene. The study also showed that treating mice with resveratrol increased mitochondrial biogenesis to increased exercise endurance and protection from...
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