Read about the report that blocking calcium ions flux into mitochondria can induce the death of cancer cells.
The tragic case of Justina Pelletier has been in the news quite a bit lately. Justina Pelletier is the teen (14 when her ordeal started, 15 now) who is at the center of a nasty custody battle between her parents and Boston Children’s Hospital. Boston Children’s Hospital and the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families […]
RESEARCHERS SUCCESSFULLY ‘EDIT’ MITOCHONDRIAL DNA TO PREVENT INHERITED DISEASE IN ANIMAL MODEL.Mitochondrial diseases are maternally inherited genetic disorders that cause a wide spectrum of debilitating conditions and which currently have no cure. In a new opensource study published in the journal Cell, Salk Institute researchers report the first successful attempt using gene-editing technology to prevent mutated mitochondrial DNA associated with multiple human mitochondrial diseases from…
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Diventa possibile bloccare l'invecchiamento degli organi. Lo ha dimostrato, sui topi, l'effetto di una vitamina finora nota per accelerare il metabolismo, la Nr (nitotinamide riboside), una forma di vitamina B3 (ANSA)