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A Different Approach to Reducing Mitochondrial Oxidants

Mitochondrially targeted antioxidants have been shown to modestly slow aging in a number of short-lived laboratory species, a smaller effect than that of calorie restriction. They have larger effects on inflammatory conditions, however, which is why the present thrust of clinical development is focused on a number of inflammatory eye conditions. This is in contrast to the sort of antioxidants you can buy in a supplement store, which do nothing useful, and at higher doses even appear to harm long-term health by interfering in signaling that mediates the beneficial response to exercise.
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