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Cells that are exposed to cortisol have shorter telomeres and less telomerase, which is the enzyme responsible for maintaining the ends of telomeres.
Available without a prescription, TA-65 is derived from astragalus root extract, a powerful antioxidant, and is said to work by activating the enzyme telomerase, which counteracts telomere shortening.
In an ironic twist, the current president is a woman: Nobel laureate Elizabeth Blackburn, who discovered the molecular nature of telomeres and who co-discovered telomerase, was hired in November 2015 and began work in January 2016.
Lundblad, who joined the institute in 2003, has performed research on telomerase, an enzyme that rebuilds telomeres.
Lundblad — who joined the Salk in 2003 — also has performed research on telomerase, an enzyme that rebuilds telomeres.
Could the team activate telomerase to rejuvenate the epigenome?
Bailey said more research is needed to learn if something about being in space actually builds up telomeres by activating the enzyme, called telomerase, that constructs them.
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