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Oct 2, 2019

MitoMouse – Curing Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Mammals

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension

Today, we have launched the MitoMouse project on our fundraising platform Lifespan.io. This project aims to reverse the damage that aging does to the mitochondrial DNA and to restore energy production in our cells with the goal of preventing age-related ill health.

The power stations of the cell

The mitochondria are the power stations of every single cell in our bodies, and they are responsible for converting the nutrients we absorb into energy. The mitochondria are so efficient at doing this that they are responsible for around 90% of the energy that our cells need to function and survive.

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