Burning fats without producing ATP

Aubrey de Grey ag24 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Thu Jan 20 08:17:09 EST 2000


Michael Sherman wrote:

> Aubrey de Grey wrote:
> > [explanation as to why the proposed supplement scheme
> >  wouldn't work, which I was vaguely able to follow]
>
> but then:
> 
> > However, the more general idea that the supplementation regime in
> > question may have induced uncoupling of liver mitochondria is not at
> > all challenged by the above logic.
>
> Why doesn't your earlier logic apply to the case of liver mitochondria?

Sorry, I must have been unclear.  The earlier parts of my post were not
an explanation as to why the proposed supplement scheme wouldn't work,
only why it wouldn't work by the mechanism proposed in the abstract,
since that mechanism would not amount to uncoupling.

Aubrey de Grey





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