Nov 14, 2017

Modified protein promotes hair growth and fights ageing in mice

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#genetherapy #protein #biology #ageing

“Scientists create a chemical that can restore hair and give youthful energy,” the Daily Mail reports. FOXO4-DRI, a modified protein, has been successfully used to remove “broken ageing” cells. However, the research thus far has only been used with mice.

This study examined cells that have stopped dividing, called senescent cells. Senescent cells are believed to be responsible for ageing, along with age related diseases such as arthritis.

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