ageing and sirtuins

Sirtuins are members of a class of enzyme, deacetylases which remove acetyl groups from proteins. Sirtuin activators increase yeast life span by 70%. It is possible but not absolute that a compound resveratrol may activate sirtuins. A possible mechanism for the putative activity of resveratrol is similar to caloric restriction. It is rumoured that resveratrol…

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