Compound found to prevent dementia in fruit flies

09/3/2013 | MTB Europe

Spermidine, a natural cell component, cleans out protein buildup in the brains of fruit flies, resulting in improved memory performance of older insects, according to research conducted by Freie Universität Berlin and the University of Graz, published in Nature Neuroscience. The research may help find substances to treat age-related memory loss generally, since the memory processes in fruit flies and humans are similar.

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