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Moreover, the use of these organisms can help determine whether such compounds reduce food intake by mechanisms localized in the gut, brain, and/or other metabolic tissues (Gasque, Conway, Huang, Rao, & Vosshall, 2013). However, the classical interpretation of a DR mimetic is the ability to confer all or some of the effects of DR (life span and healthspan) without reducing food intake. Although some populations like the Okinawas in Japan are thought to be a natural DR population (Gavrilova & Gavrilov, 2012; Willcox, Willcox, Todoriki, & Suzuki, 2009), others (particularly members of the Caloric Restriction Society) self-restrict their food consumption based on the assumption, following the findings in animal studies, that reducing their food intake will protect them against the diseases of old age and the aging process itself (Holloszy & Fontana, 2007).

2013; Mendoza, Er, & Blenis, 2011). Akt phosphorylates (at five sites) and inhibits the GTPase activating protein (GAP) function of tuberous sclerosis complex 2 (TSC2). , 2012). , 2012). Active TSC2 inhibits the function of mTOR by acting on the Ras-homolog enriched in brain (Rheb). TSC2 stimulates the transition of active GTPbound Rheb to the inactive GDP-bound state. , 2006). Under conditions of low stimulation by growth signals, Genetics and Pharmacology of Longevity 31 the TSC complex resides at the lysosome in close proximity to the lysosomal-residing Rheb (kept here through a C-terminal farnesyl group that anchors it to the lysosomal membrane) and mTORC1.

If the overexpression is mild, it is possible that life span would be unchanged. On the other hand, increasing the yeast concentration in the medium is likely to reduce the expression or activity of these transcriptional regulators, hence the overexpression would be useful and would extend life span. (B) An intervention that has overlapping mechanisms with DR is likely to increase life span within a range of dietary regimes, but it would probably show maximal benefits under full-feeding or over-nourished conditions.

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