Molecular therapy for aging-associated diseases and Lifespan extension: Rosuvastatin, an anti-dyslipidemic drug used to treat lower cholesterol levels and cardiovascular disease,, increases NMN/NAD levels, decreases interaction of DBC1 with PARP1, increases PARP1 activity, promotes DNA repair, augments tolerance against radiation, cancer and aging via down regulation of its target gene, 14/November/2018, 11.48 pm

Introduction: What they say A study from Department of Genetics, Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA; and Department of Pharmacology, School of Medical Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales 2052, Australia shows that “A conserved NAD+ binding pocket that regulates protein-protein […]

Astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor comes to the rescue of Diabetes Mellitus: MANF (Mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor) augments the expression of FGF19 and FGF1,  attenuates hepatic glucose production, decreases hepatic acetyl CoA content, brings down the levels of plasma ACTH, and corticosterone, augments insulin sensitivity, promotes weight loss and alleviates TIDM via upregulation of its target gene, 14/October/2018, 3.38 pm

Introduction: What they say  A study from Diabetes and Obesity Center of Excellence, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA shows that Central injection of FGF1 induces sustained remission of diabetic hyperglycemia in rodents. This research paper was published, in the 23 May 2016 issue of the journal “Nature Medicine” [One of the […]

Mechanistic insights into how ADNP enhances learning, memory and cognition: ADNP (Activity-dependent neuroprotective protein) increases Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2 (TIMP2) levels, improves cognition, and decreases age-associated decline in memory and learning, via down-regulation of its target genes, 14/November/2018, 3.20 pm

Introduction: What they say: A study from Department of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA;  Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA Neuroscience Graduate Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California 94305, USA; Center for Tissue […]

Molecular therapy for Regenerating the lost pancreatic β-cells in Diabetic patients: MANF (Mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor)  increases the expression of IGF1R, INSR, and IRS2, and promotes an insulin-sensitized state via up-regulation of  its target gene Lin28, 14/November/2018, 3.11 pm

Introduction: What they say:   A study from the Stem Cell Transplantation Program, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA shows that “The Lin28/let-7 axis regulates glucose metabolism.” This study was published, in the 30 September  2011 issue of the Journal “Cell” [One of the best journals in Biological sciences with an I.F of 28.71],  by Prof George Q, the present Dean […]

Molecular therapy for Stroke: ADNP (Activity-dependent neuroprotective protein) attenuates hippocampal neurons injury, augments regenerative neurogenesis after Ischemic Stroke, and ameliorates stroke damage and neurological deficits via upregulation of its target genes BDNF and NAMPT, 14/November/2018, 1.22 pm

Introduction: What they say A recent study from Research Center for Neurobiology and Department of Neurobiology, Xuzhou Medical College, 209 Tongshan Road, Xuzhou, Jiangsu 221004, PR China; and School of Public Health, Xuzhou Medical College, PR China shows that “HO-1 attenuates hippocampal neurons injury via the activation of BDNF-TrkB-PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in stroke.“ This study was published, in the July 2 […]

Probiotic-based therapy for metastatic prostate cancer: Lactobacillus Rhamnosus inhibits the expression of CDC42, CDC42EP3, RAC1 and ARPC5, and GAS6, suppresses the expression of stem cell molecules CD44 and EZH2, promotes epithelial phenotype, suppresses tumorigenesis, migration, invasion, stem cell regeneration and metastasis via upregulation of its target gene, 14/November/2017, 12.59 am

Introduction: What they say: A study from the Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Science Park, Texas 78957, USA shows that “MicroRNA-141 suppresses prostate cancer stem cells and metastasis by targeting a cohort of pro-metastasis genes.” This study was published, in the 23 January 2017 issue of the […]