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Heat, diet and lifestyles control longevity in animals and man

Heat, Diet and Lifestyles control Longevity in Animals and Man

The inactivation of the heat shock gene called Sirtuin 1 (Sirt 1) is associated with many chronic diseases such as diabetes, non alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative diseases. Factors such as body temperature

Hair fibres may turn into micro-tubes

The proteins fulfil their functions over certain ranges of pH, pressure, temperature. Focusing on the temperature, the permitted window is not very large; most of proteins become inactive (denature, therefore lose their function) below 100 °C and