Scientists Link Enzyme to Aging Skin

Posted By American Med Spa Association, Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Scientists at Newcastle Unviersity, UK discovered the activity of mitochondrial complex II—a key metabolic enzyme found in human skin cells—declines with age.

These findings, as reported in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, help researchers understand human skin cells better, which gives them the advantage of creating potential anti-aging treatments and cosmetic products customized to work against the decline in the enzyme’s activity levels.

Additionally, these results help scientists better understand how other body organs age, which could lead to even more developments in treatments for age-related diseases such as cancer.

Read more at Skin Inc.
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