March

March 22, 2017

Natural product-based Lifespan extension therapy: Catalpol activates autophagy and extends lifespan via up regulation of ATG5, 22/March/2017, 11.17 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from the Global Research Laboratory, Seoul National University, Korea shows that “Overexpression of Atg5 in mice activates autophagy and extends lifespan.” This study was […]
March 22, 2017

Natural product-derived therapy for Regenerating the lost pancreatic β-cells in Diabetic patients: Glycyrrhizin, isolated from Licorice (Glycyrrhiza uralensis Fischer), promotes an insulin-sensitized state via up-regulation of its target gene Lin-28, 22/March/2017, 7.19 pm

What we say:  Dr L Boominathan PhD, Director-cum-chief Scientist of GBMD, reports that: Natural product-derived therapy for Regenerating the lost pancreatic β-cells in Diabetic patients:  Glycyrrhizin, isolated from Licorice (Glycyrrhiza […]
March 22, 2017

Natural product-derived therapy for Human Leukemias: Wogonin, isolated from Scutellaria baicalensis, suppresses B-Cell and myeloid leukemias via up regulation of the tumor suppressor IRF4, 22/March/2017, 6.25 pm

Introduction: What they say Noble laureate in Physiology/Medicine (1975) Prof. David Baltimore, from California Institute of Technology, California, USA, had reported in the July 8, 2014 issue of the Journal “Blood” that: “Dual mechanisms […]
March 22, 2017

Amino acid-based Lifespan extension therapy: L-Leucine prolongs mammalian life span via down regulation of angiotensin II type I receptor (AT1R), 22/March/2017, 9.14 am

Significance of the study: It has been shown earlier that antagonizing angiotensin II type I receptor (AT1R) expression may prolong mammalian life span. Further, it has been shown […]