Antioxidant enzymes come to the rescue of DNA damage

Antioxidant enzymes come to the rescue of DNA damage

The nucleus has historically been considered metabolically inert, importing all of its needs through supply chains in the cytoplasm. Now, a new study led by researchers at the Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona and CeMM/Medical University of Vienna has revealed that in a state of crisis, such as DNA damage, the nucleus protects … Read more

The green Mediterranean diet remodels DNA methylation, stimulates metabolism

Study: A green Mediterranean diet rich in polyphenols improves epigenetic regulatory potential: the DIRECT PLUS randomized controlled trial.  Image Credit: Antonina Vlasova / Shutterstock

A study published in the journal Metabolism describes the effect of a polyphenol-rich Mediterranean diet on epigenetic regulation. Study: A green Mediterranean diet rich in polyphenols improves epigenetic regulatory potential: the DIRECT PLUS randomized controlled trial. Image Credit: Antonina Vlasova / Shutterstock Background Chronic low-grade inflammation is considered to be a major feature of various … Read more