Washington, January 31 ( ANI ): Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that the protein Klotho plays an important role in the health of myelin, the insulating material allowing for the rapid communication between nerve cells.
What does KL stand for?
KL stands for Klotho
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Klotho suppresses TNF-alpha-induced expression of adhesion molecules in the endothelium and attenuates NF-kappaB activation.
A retrospective study was undertaken on 163 patients with neuroimaging-confirmed ischemic stroke (64 females and 99 males) and 203 healthy subjects (87 females and 116 males) to investigate the association, if any of klotho mutations with risk of stroke in the young, and to elucidate a possible role for the gene variants in the pathogenesis of premature stroke.
The discovery has sparked speculation that the protein - klotho - could help humans live longer as they have an almost identical klotho gene.
There are four poetry volumes, Cailles en sarcophage (1997; Quails in a coffin), Transylvanie (1998; Transylvania), Klotho (1999; Klotho), and Graine d'Antigone (2000; Antigone's Seed).
Longevity gene Variations in a gene called klotho may influence the length of a person's life (161: 36 *).