Progesterone and the mTOR Aging System

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Unraveling how and why we age is a research focus.  We are still captivated by the Ponce de Leon promise of the Fountain of Youth.  An enzyme system named mTOR (mammalian or mechanistic target of rapamycin) was identified in mouse studies as a significant aging mechanism.  Inhibition of mTOR by rapamycin, found in bacteria species: S. cerevisiae, C. elegans, … Read more