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Ketogetic diet, ketones, mitochondrial efficiency
Mitochondrial dysfunction and cognitive impairment are common symptoms in many neurologic disorders, as well as in nonpathological aging. Ketones have been suggested as therapeutic for their relevance in epilepsy and other neurodegenerative diseases and psychiatric disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, and major depressive disorder.
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Warren, Cali E.; Saito, Erin R.; and Bikman, Benjamin T., "A Ketogenic Diet Enhances Hippocampal Mitochondrial Efficiency" (2022). Library/Life Sciences Undergraduate Poster Competition 2022. 44.
Microbiology and Molecular Biology
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