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Resveratrol: A Real Anti-aging Product

By: Peter T. Pugliese, MD
Posted: November 25, 2008, from the December 2008 issue of Skin Inc. magazine.

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b. An acetyl group is a two carbon compound with formula CH3-COO. It is essentially vinegar.

c. Hydrolysis is a chemical process in which a water molecule is removed from a protein.

d. NAD:NADH is called redox reaction because it shuttles protons and electrons back and forth.

e. DNA is short for deoxyribose nucleic acid, the protein that contains all the genetic material needed to develop a human from conception, and maintain the body throughout its life.

f. Bases in DNA are known as thymine, adenine, guanine and cytosine. A base pair consists of two of these bases chemically bonded across from each other in a strand of DNA. Cytosine can only bind to guansine and thymine can only bind to adenine, and vice versa.

g. All genetic information must undergo transcription and translation to effect a result, whatever it may be.