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Undoing Aging 2019 - Counteracting oxidation via deuteration of lipids

  • Umspannwerk Alexanderplatz 5 Voltairestraße Berlin, Berlin, 10179 Germany (map)

Many of our cells decline with age in function and/or number as a result of spontaneous, destructive chemical reactions. One of the most problematic examples is Alzheimer's disease. A huge contributor to this process is spontaneous oxidation, which disrupts the structure and function of bioactive molecules as diverse as lipids, proteins and DNA.