Caffeine Restores Levels of Protective Enzyme That Could Treat Dementia

Caffeine Restores Levels of Protective Enzyme That Could Treat Dementia
Caffeine, along with 23 other compounds, increases levels of a neuroprotective enzyme called NMNAT2 (nicotinamide mononucleotide adenylyl transferase 2), with potential implications for the treatment of dementia, new research shows. The study, “Screening with an NMNAT2-MSD platform identifies small molecules that modulate NMNAT2 levels in cortical neurons,” appeared in the journal Scientific Reports. Previous work

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