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[6 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
‘Stress’ Protein Could Halt Aging Process, Say Scientists

‘Stress’ Protein Could Halt Aging Process, Say Scientists
HSP10 (Heat Shock Protein), helps monitor and organise protein interactions in the body, and responds to environmental stresses, such as exercise and infection, by increasing its production inside cells. Researchers at Liverpool, in collaboration with colleagues at the University of California, found that excessive amounts of HSP10 inside mitochondria — ‘organs’ that act as energy generators in cells — can halt the body’s aging process by preserving muscle strength.

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