SIRT1 takes down tumors

  title={SIRT1 takes down tumors},
  author={Mitch Leslie},
SIRT1 takes down tumors Y uan et al. have identifi ed another anti-cancer effect of the “longevity” protein SIRT1. By speeding the destruction of the tumor promoter c-Myc, SIRT1 curbs cell division. The yeast and nematode equivalents of SIRT1 are fountains of youth that stretch lifespan. Whether SIRT1 slows aging in mammals isn’t certain, but it’s benefi… CONTINUE READING