Telomerase to Turn Back Internal Clock

In Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s famous play’s chapter Hexenküche (Witches’ kitchen) Faust, the protagonist poses the question of immortality to Mephistopheles to which the devil gives the following advice: Seek out a life of moderation, stop being lazy, exercise regularly by ploughing the field and avoid unhealthy…

Aging and Anti-aging - A Telomere Trick

By Dr. Vaishali Kulkarni Telomeres are specific DNA-protein structures found at both ends of each chromosomes. They prevents the chromosome ends from sticking together and protecting chromosomes from degradation(1). The telomere regions are made up of repetitive nucleotide sequences. In vertebrates, the telomere sequence is TTAGGG and this…

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