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Sirtuin Research Fuels (Anti-) Age Old Debate

By Anette Breindl
Science Editor

Monday, March 18, 2013

Scientists at Harvard University have gained new insights into how sirtuins – enzymes that appear to have broad anti-aging effects – are affected by their activators. The work contradicts earlier claims that the activation of sirtuins through resveratrol was an artifact of the way those effects were studied when they were first discovered.

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