Re: HEALTH/AGING: Take your CoQ10

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Mon Oct 29 2001 - 10:51:29 MST

"Robert J. Bradbury" wrote:
> And if the CoQ10 tie-in wasn't enough...
> Am. J. Physiol. 280(4):E640-E649 (April 2001)
> Mineralocorticoid and glucocorticoid receptors inhibit UCP expression
> and function in brown adipocytes
> Viengchareun, S., et al.
> Bottom line: Stress (glucocorticoids) decreases UCP mRNA expression,
> presumably lowering your UCP protein levels which is going to end
> up making you fat. It probably accelerates aging as well due to
> increased free radical production.
> See how things are coming together now that we have the genome!

That's great. Now what do we do to increase the UCP levels?

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