Tuesday, May 27, 2014

nicotinamide riboside lifespan article

The May 3, 2007 issue of the journal Cell reported the finding of Dartmouth University researchers that a vitamin recently discovered in milk extends the life span of yeast in a manner similar to that of calorie restriction. The vitamin is nicotinamide riboside (NR), a cousin of niacin, and is a precursor to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide or NAD, a cellular factor essential for all life. - See more at: link

A nice article on nicotinamide riboside and its effects on lifespan.

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