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Towards a Better Understanding of Kothos

The search for longevity has long driven the human species throughout history.  Whether looking at the Chinese Emperor’s, Qui Shi Huang, efforts to transform mercury into a longevity elixir, which ended up killing him, or Ponce de Leon’s 16th century failed search...

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Klotho Can Help Combat Aging

Aging is a continuous process that occurs throughout our whole existence. Science is keen on overcoming the process of aging for a stable life. Researchers are focused on evaluating human biochemistry to conclude the basics of aging and to figure out the methods to...

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Cracking the Aging Question with Klotho Therapy

Perhaps it is not surprising, particularly as we age, that the search for a “Fountain of Youth” becomes a more immediate task.  That being said, however as Spanish explorer, Ponce de Leon can attest, finding that iconic body of water is a fool’s errand.  Or is it? ...

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Tips for Raising Klotho Protein Levels

The Klotho protein occurs naturally in the human body. Scientists have been interested in this protein for years because of its links to anti-aging capabilities. Individuals with higher levels of this protein may have a slower aging process, have improved brain...

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Klotho Early Biomarker for Chronic Kidney Disease

Klotho is defined as a transmembrane protein that is detected mainly in the brain and kidneys. Klotho is also expressed in kidney distal convoluted tubules and parathyroid cells, and it mediates the role of FGF-23 (a protein that is encoded by the FGF23 gene) in...

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Fountain of Youth…Klotho: The Anti-Aging Gene

There has been a lot of focus recently on a specific protein called Klotho. It was first discovered in Japan approximately 20 years ago, and it has been a significant focus of the medical industry. A lot of people are paying attention to this protein because it may...

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Biological Role of Anti-Aging Protein Klotho

Klotho is an anti-aging protein that is mostly detected in the kidney and brain. It was first identified in mice as an aging suppressor. Overexpression of this gene extends one's lifespan, while a deficiency can lead to aging faster or even early death. This gene...