Novel mitochondrial control pathway plays a role in aging

Breindl, Anette
December 2013
Medical Device Daily;12/30/2013, Vol. 17 Issue 250, p1
The article focuses on a study on the role of novel mitochondrial control pathways in aging. The study led by Ana Gomes published in the December 19, 2013 issue of the periodical "Cell" is said to identify an entire pathway that regulates mitochondrial function which is dysregulated upon aging. It discusses the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)-gamma, PPAR-gamna coactivator (PGC-1) and sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) histone deacetylase.


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