ALT-711, capable of eliminating lipofucin? A few abstracts.

Aubrey de Grey ag24 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Sat Jan 9 10:08:03 EST 1999


Hazel wrote:

> isn't a carbonyl/amino joining together what makes a
> polypeptide?  I don't understand how that is toxic.

Sure.  The meaning of "crosslinking of carbonyl and amino compounds"
is "crosslinking of compounds (such as proteins) that are carbonyl
and amino compounds", not "crosslinking of, on the one hand, carbonyl
compounds with, on the other hand, amino compounds".

Aubrey de Grey




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