Category Archives: TRAP-1

‘Rewired’ mice show signs of longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses.


While developing a new cancer drug, researchers at The Wistar Institute discovered that mice lacking a specific protein live longer lives with fewer age-related illnesses. The mice, which lack the TRAP-1 protein, demonstrated less age-related tissue degeneration, obesity, and spontaneous tumour formation when compared to normal mice. Their findings could change how scientists view the metabolic networks within cells. In

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