Gene Links Exercise Endurance, Cold Tolerance and Cellular Maintenance in Flies

September 18, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Presented by Health Lab

Researchers at the University of Michigan noted a protein in fruitflies that explains why some may find it difficult to exercise in the cold. They were particularly interested in a physiological process called autophagy, wherein damaged parts of cells are removed from the body.

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