Animal experiments have shown that caloric restriction causes cellular changes that can prevent diseases, the subject of a session at FAPESP Week London.
Description of the mechanism could enhance the efficiency of photodynamic therapy, a medical treatment for cancer and bacterial infection, and permit the development of more efficient sunscreens.
After taking beta-alanine for 28 days, volunteers eliminated more toxic substances from skeletal muscle following physical exercise. This discovery could help treat diseases caused by oxidative stress.
Labile iron prevents oxidation when it interacts with peroxynitrite, shows a study conducted at the Center for Research on Redox Processes in Biomedicine. The discovery has an impact on various biological processes.
Scientists at the Center for Research on Redox Processes in Biomedicine (Redoxome) show that an enzyme capable of ridding cells of an oxidizing substance can be found in different parts of the mitochondrion
Study performed at the Center for Research on Redox Processes in Biomedicine elucidates action mechanism of visible light on skin and questions typical use of sunscreen
A study shows that caloric restriction diet reduces body fat and increases fur production in mice. This research from the University of São Paulo, in Brazil, was published in Cell Reports
Experiments with animals show dietary intervention makes mitochondria work better