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As proteins go, the sirtuins are the cool kids, attracting attention for their connection to aging and age-related disorders. Sirtuins' home base, mitochondria, is also known for its role in health and disease.

Nov 04, 2016
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Stress (biological)

Stress is a biological term which refers to the consequences of the failure of a human or animal to respond appropriately to emotional or physical threats to the organism, whether actual or imagined. It includes a state of alarm and adrenaline production, short-term resistance as a coping mechanism, and exhaustion. Common stress symptoms include irritability, muscular tension, inability to concentrate and a variety of physical reactions, such as headaches and elevated heart rate.

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