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The Relationships of Age, Physical Activity Level, Adiposity, and Diet, with Human Satellite Myogenesis, and Metabolism
(Virginia Tech, 2018-04-26)
In healthy individuals, satellite cells are partly responsible for muscle repair and preventing atrophy. Previous studies have linked the loss of muscle mass associated with aging to satellite cell dysfunction, postulating ...
Estrogen signaling interacts with Sirt1 in adipocyte autophagy
(Virginia Tech, 2019-06-18)
Obesity is a rapidly growing epidemic. It is associated with preventable chronic disease and vast healthcare cost in the United States (about 200 billion per year). Therefore, dissecting pathogenic mechanisms of obesity ...
The Effects of Acute Consumption and Chronic Supplementation of Cocoa on Overweight and Obese Adults at Risk of Developing Diabetes
(Virginia Tech, 2016-09-07)
The prevalence of obesity and diabetes is increasing in the United States and abroad and strategies are needed to prevent the progression from an at-risk state to the clinically diagnosed diseases. Flavanols in cocoa powder ...